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Old 08-05-02, 01:48 PM   #1
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stem, headset?

i want to replace my stock setup with something more light and aggressive...

i think my stock stem is steel and the headset both are 1" threaded (like on older, or entry level bikes?). what can be done so i can put on 1" threadless stem/headset? can it be done at all?

im a newbie when it comes to bike mechanics, but are they installed differently as well? nothing seems to be threaded these days, and just about everything is 1 1/8"... i'd like to at least switch to threadless setup..

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Old 08-05-02, 02:50 PM   #2
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No problem to do...Performance has an adapter to go 1-1/8" threadless. BUT you won't be losing any weight.
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If you have a 1" fork and headtube ,you are stuck with 1". To go threadless you need fork ,HS and stem.Is there really a point?Threadless itsself offers no functional advantage.

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Old 08-05-02, 02:54 PM   #4
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1old roadie is refering to a QUILL ADAPTER that allows you to use a threadless stem with a threaded steerer,if that is actually what you wanted to do.Which I don't think the question really was.

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thanks guys... so my best bet is to find a 1" threaded stem right?
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Old 08-05-02, 04:08 PM   #6
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Well,Honestly I don't know,but there are plenty of them around.Just what are you trying to do??
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just want something lighter and flatter
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