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Old 04-07-06, 10:26 PM   #1
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how do i measure steer tube?

hey, jsut wondering how do do i measure my steering tube..like is there any way find out in the specs? maybe someone knows by what i ride?

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You can take the fork off ant neasuer it from the very top, down to the bottom of the crown race. If you don't want to take it off you could attempt to measure it while on the frame, but it will not be as accurate. Oh and you can just use a ruler.
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heh, i was hoping i wouldnt have to take it off the frame...argh...anyone know what the approx. steer tubve length would be for an 04 hardrock xc??
give or take a quater of an inch/...

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heh, i was hoping i wouldnt have to take it off the frame...argh...anyone know what the approx. steer tubve length would be for an 04 hardrock xc??
give or take a quater of an inch/...

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You should easily be able to measure it within 1/4 of an inch without removing the fork. If nothing else, add your total stack height (headset, stem and spacers) to the length of your head tube.

Why do you want to know the length?
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thinkin bout getting a new fork...maybe a nice like 2004 2005 used one, psylo or something, maybe a sid.
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thinkin bout getting a new fork...maybe a nice like 2004 2005 used one, psylo or something, maybe a sid.
just buy a new one, that eliminates the problem completely
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According to Specialized's website, the headtube length on your bike ranges from 100mm to 140mm, depending on the size of your frame. Here is the link, just click on geometry and find your size frame on the chart. http://specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel...fewch8z.j27003
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thinkin bout getting a new fork...maybe a nice like 2004 2005 used one, psylo or something, maybe a sid.
I have a BRAND NEW '05 Fox f80rl (no bosses) i will part with.
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YOu can take off the headset cap and be able to see the top of the steer tube. Then measure from the bottom of the bottom headset cup to the approximate point on the outside of the stem where the steer tube ends. That is your steer tube length within a 1/4".
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lol dude, i definately cannot afford that fork...foxes are mad nice but expensive.. hehe but thanks for the offer...
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