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Carbon fork for Centurian project?

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Ravenmore, you can also get a quill adapter that you can clamp any given threadless stem to.


About $15 plus the stem to put on it.
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Ok, BF's ate my last reply -

You could get a threaded to threadless stem adapter post. Fits into your threaded stem, then clamp on any threadless stem you want to use.

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whoa - time warp.

Nice suggestion. I've seen those just didn't think about 'em in this situation.
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Carbon fork for Centurian project?

Hey all - I'm running into handlebar limitations with the quill stem on the Centurian. I have ulnar nerve issues in my left hand and a flat bar really helps. So I'm contemplating getting this from performance. I wondering about any pro's and con's associated with this. One think is the difference of the rake of the forks and handling issues that might create. I'm going to have the steel fork painted with the frame just in case though.
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Just have to make sure you get a 1" fork and a corresponding 1" threadless headset. On the other hand, I know there are 1" quill style stems which can be had in at least 26.0 clamp that are open faced like threadless stems, which would allow any 26.0 clamp stem to be used. I haven't looked for OS stems in quill style, but I wouldn't be surprised if they were out there. If you have the fork off the centurion handy, it shouldn't take much but a yard stick to calculate it's rake and compare it to the 40mm of the Forte.

For $150 for the whole shooting match though, may be worth giving it a go. Not sure how that fork would look on a lugged Centurion.
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Thanks Cuda - yeah, I'm wanting to do 31.8 bars but all quill stems are 26.0, for the most part. There are some odd sizes here and there that are smaller. It seems like it would be easier to just upgrade to a system that's compatible with the current standards....
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Originally Posted by cuda2k
Ravenmore, you can also get a quill adapter that you can clamp any given threadless stem to.


About $15 plus the stem to put on it.
These things really do work great. Have them on several bikes. However you should have no problem going full threadless with your Centurion.
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