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Old 05-12-09, 10:49 AM   #1
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Cannondale System Six Fork Replacement Alternatives

Hi All (I tried search, but did not find much),

I'd appreciate some guidance and help.

I want to replace the System Six fork on my Cannondale System Six. I noticed that it tapers from 1 1/8 at the top to 1 1/2 at the bottom. Are there alternatives other than getting another Cannondale System Six (or Super Six, which is the same from what I researched) fork? Can I go with most any fork that has a 1 1/8 steerer tube? Although, wouldn't I need some kind of shim for the 1 1/2 section? If going with something other than Cdale System Six or Super Six fork, would I need to put in some kind of headset adjustment or anything else?

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Old 05-12-09, 11:39 AM   #2
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propriety fork. several other manufacturers have started used tapered forks but yet unseen if you can use on c'dale. look and colnago are two that come to mind. personally i don't think you will able to use anything but a c'dale fork.
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Hi alancw3, Thanks for that and, perhaps, not surprising :-) I'll look into the Look and Colnago forks a bit. If anyone knows of any "work arounds" or other solutions, I'd appreciate that. Thanks again alancw3
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