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Old 03-10-05, 12:31 PM   #1
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carbon fork headset compatability question

Hi there,

if you bike has a Integrated Headset do you need a special fork if you were to replace your current fork?
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In theory you would need an integrated headset fork which has a flattened crown. I've heard people get away with a standard fork though.
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In theory you would need an integrated headset fork which has a flattened crown. I've heard people get away with a standard fork though.
Yeah, the integrated just looks like it 'belongs'.
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Conversely I have a beater non integrated headset bike with a Reynolds Ouzo integrated fork. Doesn't look at that weird.

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