Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Use a tubular slide hammer. Hold the fork in one hand and the slide hammer in the other and bring them together a few times. There's enough inertia in the fork to do the job. If the race is too tight, you can clamp the slide hammer in a vise and bang the fork up and down.
At no time do you want to hammer on the crown with the fork tips supported.
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Last edited by FBinNY; 02-25-11 at 10:51 AM.