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    threadless to threaded stem question

    Just wondering what is the process to convert from a threadless 1" steerer to become 1" threaded. If I simply just replace the threadless headset with a threaded headset then I can use threaded quill stems? Or do I need to change other things. Thanks.

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    that and the fork has to be replaced with the corresponding type.

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    its just aesthetic - there are probably zero reasons i can think of that make quill stems more practical/higher in performance.

    but answering your question, since aesthetics is important nonetheless
    have the lbs thread your fork, and get a threaded headset

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    Quote Originally Posted by xkillemallx16 View Post
    have the lbs thread your fork, and get a threaded headset
    Is that possible in all cases?; if I remember correctly there was a guy who posted here about how his LBS wouldn't do that for him......

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    Again, most shops are willing to chase threads for you but not many will actually cut new ones for you...

    More to read here.
    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ankin-my-chain

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    Threaded forks are pretty cheap and easy to be had. I got one for $35 from my shop after a collision a while back.
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    threading a previously unthreaded fork is a somewhat risky proposition, and one that many bike shops are unwilling to take on. Buy a new fork, or better yet, stop caring about your bikes looks and don't spend all this money on an impractical 'upgrade'

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    But but but but then I can't use my NJS headset and stem...

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