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Steerer too short... DAM IT!

robbierobrobrobbierobrob Posts: 223
edited September 2007 in MTB workshop & tech
i have just boguth a pair of forks, used.

I bought tehm, thinkin ght esteerer would be alrite, measureing the length against my ike, but when i came to fit them, it was too short. it comes ajust over 1cm out of the head tube, but need an extra 3-4cm ontop of that. I just bought some new forks and realy want to use them, butneed to get this sorted! HELLP!!

Any help will be greatley appreciated!

THANKS! :cry:


  • whyamiherewhyamihere Posts: 7,680
    You need one of these.
  • You BEAUTY!!!
    How does it work though? Looks a tad confusing, but it could be a lifesaver!

  • whyamiherewhyamihere Posts: 7,680
    Ever used an old quill stem? Same as that. Basically, there's a bolt through to the wedge at the bottom, which pulls the wedge up, tightening it inside the steerer tube. I assume that there's a thread of some kind inside the top section on this as well to allow an ahead top cap to be used to preload the headset in the normal way.
  • He also needs a spellchecker / writing lesson!
  • I am ever so sorry for my spelling mistakes. I am rather frustrated at the moment, not being able to use my new supspension forks, so i am not going to be putting my every effort into my spelling. I hope you can understad...
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