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    fork replacement

    I have a 1 inch threaded fork on my bike can I change this to a threadless carbon fork
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    Yes. You will need a new headset and stem along with the fork.

    Kestrel makes a 1" carbon fork (the EMS Pro) with a steel steerer that is both strong and stable if not particularly light. Reynolds and Easton make a 1" all carbon fork and Performance offers a house brand 1" carbon fork with an Al steerer.

    The only problem with 1" all-carbon forks is that you are limited to about 25 mm of spacers under the stem and that limits how high you can get your bars.

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    Thanks it seems doable and may make the bike more enjoyable
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    Nashbar sells a 1" carbon fork with aluminum steerer for only $60, plus they have a 1" threadless headset for $13
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    Thanks I think I will give it a try
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