Join Date: Aug 2010
Bikes: 1954 Raleigh Sports 1974 Raleigh Competition 1969 Raleigh Twenty 1964 Raleigh LTD-3
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I don't know how one would go about bending those back without bending the steerer tube at the same time. Perhaps a tightly-fitted pipe with and ID very closely matched to the OD of the steerer and putting it in a vise. Make a jig to hold the fork ends like a very strong axle and then put a lever between that and the crown of the fork and hope for the best. Heat might help but unless you are experienced in heating up metal and slowly letting it cool back down (using less and less heat not just removing it) you are going to end up hardening the metal. I think I'd just ask my LBS for their opinion on a cheap replacement source, or try and find a donor bike cheap on Clist.
On an unrelated note. I find the Kleen Kanteen water SPORT
bottle tops to be a SUPER huge improvement over the type you need to unscrew every time you want to drink out of them -on the bike or off. They are well worth the $8 or so they cost. I have them on all my metal water bottles. Their bike cage
holds their bottles much better than normal bottle cages too but are terrible on the downtube if you don't have the bottle in them as they catch pants something terrible.