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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Quill stems require a threaded headset (at one time there was an adapter, but I don't think it exists anymore). If you have a threaded 1-1/8" fork, you can find a split sleeve with a 1/16" wall to reduce the ID from 1" to 7/8". Or if you have a 1" threaded fork you might find headset reducer sleeves for your frame.
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