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Old 05-17-07, 12:49 PM   #1
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Upgrade Old Bike

I have an Old Sterling Mountain Bike. It has a fixed front fork. I want to put on a front shock fork so I can give it to my son to ride. The bike has some good components on it so I thought it would be a good bike for him since he is moving up from a 24" bike. It has the old style quill stem though, which has made it hard to find a replacement fork. Any ideas? It may be cost prohibitive to change out too.
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Old 05-17-07, 08:22 PM   #2
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you would probably have to change the stem also...and maybe the headset. possibly brakes also...you may want to fix it to work the way it is...or buy a new bike.

I mean unless your just looking for a project...then go for it!
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He [i]could[i] just learn on rigid. We did!
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Old 05-21-07, 06:40 AM   #4
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He [i]could[i] just learn on rigid. We did!

That was another possibility too. Make him ride it at least one season to fully appreciate what I had to go through Kind of like when I had to walk to school up hill both ways in the snow and now they get a ride to and from school everyday.
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