Born Again Pagan
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Southwestern Ontario
Bikes: Schwinn hybrid, Raleigh MTB
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90s Raleigh Canti to Disc Conversion
I have an early 90s Raleigh MTB that I am considering converting to a winter commuter with IGH/drum rear and disc brakes up front.
Then and now:
The top nut on the threaded headset is stamped with "22.2". Am I to understand this to be the quill size, or the steerer tube size? I have never heard of a fork with a steerer tube that is less than 1" in diameter so I hope this refers to the quill size. I want to install a threadless 1" cromo fork with disc brake tabs with a new headset and stem. I just want to know if I'm on the right track here or if I'm stuck with the original fork, in which case I'd have to keep the cantis or use drum brakes up front (I'd really rather use discs).