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Old 01-03-08, 07:12 PM   #1
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Bent Steerer, replace?

So I picked up a CL bike today. There was a little play in the headset (or so I thought) and when I took things apart to inspect, I noticed the steerer is bent. Noticed it right away too, so it's pretty cock-eyed. Is it a must that I replace the fork, or can a shop align this for me? It's a RockShox Dart1. Cheep I know, but I would rather not replace if it isn't necessary. Thanks for the help.

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Old 01-04-08, 06:00 PM   #2
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Replace it or try to return it to the seller. They don't call bad forks 'death forks' for nothing...
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