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    1" threadless vs 1 1/18" threadless adapter

    I'm going to buy a threadless adapter, just wondering whether I should go with 1" threadless or 1 1/8" threadless. It's probably not a big deal either way, maybe you guys can suggest some stems that'll lead me one way or the other. I'm looking at the Profile Design adapter, I know that Nitto, Nashbar, Performance Bike also have adapters through searching the forums, any other suggestions?

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    The only stem I can really think of that makes me want a 1 inch threadless is the cinelli alter. But otherwise I would say go with 1 1/8th

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    just get a 1/8th inch shim

    then you can use whatev stem on your threadless fork
    i hateeeeeeeeee threaded

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    good call, i think i'm gonna go with this guy.

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    what size is your fork? go with the size of your fork and dont bother with a shim
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    Its 1", but you can get an adapter that goes to 1" or 1 1/8", thats what I'm trying to decide.

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    Get 1 1/8". You'll have a vastly wider selection of stems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pfutz View Post
    The only stem I can really think of that makes me want a 1 inch threadless is the cinelli alter. But otherwise I would say go with 1 1/8th
    +1

    at first I though he was talking about one of these? I'm still not sure...

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    i know what you are talking about i actually have a 1 1/8 shim on my stem which my fork uses a 1" threadless...

    I was asking out of the curiosity of my own stupidity when i built my bike up for the first time.

    But man do I love my bike (almost as much as my woman )

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    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Thomson-Stem-1-1-...QQcmdZViewItem

    this is the same shim from the same guy i bought mine from
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
    +1

    at first I though he was talking about one of these? I'm still not sure...

    I am talking about one of those.

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    ^^ So you have a threaded headset then?
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    ^^ One would obviously assume so from reading the original post.

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    You might as well go with the 1 to 1-1/8 adapter, but using a shim is no problem. Ritchey stems all come with adapters and they work fine.
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    any of you know which of the adapters fits on the headset flush, it looks like the Profile Design and the Nashbar/Performance ones taper about half an inch.

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    nitto and the old cinelli model. looks like the zoom and deda models also.
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