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  1. #1
    el Camino
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    May 2012

    kona kilauea 1999 steerer tube?

    I'm about to buy a 1999-2000 Kona Kilauea on craigslist (birthday present rebuild for my wife). It currently has an old junky suspension fork, plan on replacing with a rigid fork. Can you help me figure out what size (diameter) fork I would need? If I buy a threadless fork (like a p2), can I match it with a threadless stem... or is that impossible on these bikes?

    This is the bike, is that a 1 or 1 1/8 headtube?: Classic Kona Kilauea Mountain Bike


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    mtbr member
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    Nov 2005
    That parts spec would indicate a bike older than 1999/2000. The newest part on there is circa 1996 (xt derailleur) and everything else looks older. But yes, it should be a 1 1/8th.

  3. #3
    el Camino
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    May 2012
    I think you're right. More like a 95/96, I bought it anyway as it was in pretty good shape.

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