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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 7:11 pm 
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So I'm very tempted to put one of the igleheart forks on so i can make it threadless, plus mine has one of the Uni-crown forks not the Road Yo-Eddy fork like i really wanted. This would just be a modern version of that.


http://www.iglebike.com/forks.html


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 7:19 pm 
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Good idea! Are you going to paint it?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:04 am 
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I would keep it original if it was mine. I went threadless on an old steel frame and I regret it now. It just doesn't look right mixing bulky stems with slim frame tubes.

Also, $450 is a lot of money for a pair of forks.

Mark.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 5:31 pm 
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I'm kinda afraid it looking a little off w/ the Threadless stem. I'm just going to have to find a very slight stem. I'm planning on painting both forks, so if i don't like it i can just switch them. plus i'm using a king Headset, so i can just switch the top of the that if need be.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:49 pm 
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Congrats on your find!

Don't go threadless, it's just not right for this beauty. You could start by polishing the paintwork with a mild polisher. Sometimes this works great especially in combination with some nice NOS gruppo. And don't forget there is nothing wrong with the unicrown Slim Chance. They are made of Columbus tubing, which is really nice.

If you still feel it needs a repaint, contact Keith Anderson. He's the man for the job!

If you want a nice quill stem, check out the ones by Nitto on www.alexscycle.com. They make matching bars in silver too.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:04 am 
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very nice- pulling up a chair.


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