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Old 12-13-09, 10:50 AM   #1
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aluminum/carbon fork crown

Where are the legs typically bonded to the crown on a fork with an aluminum steerer/crown and carbon legs? The carbon facade on most crowns makes it difficult to tell.

The reason I'm asking is because I want to know if it's possible to file the crown a bit for some extra clearance. Obviously you can't file carbon, but I'm thinking it may be ok for the aluminum part of the crown.
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I guess they're all like this:
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