Does anyone own an older C'dale with a 1.5" steer tube as well as a new 1.5" steer tube?
I own a 1994/5 Super V1000 with a 1.5" steer tube and I recently bought my son a '12 Trail SL 29'er 4 that also has a 1.5" steer tube.
I installed a shorter stem on the Trail SL 4 and figured I could put the longer Trail SL 4 stem on my Super V1000 because they're both 1.5" steer tubes; right? WRONG !
The steer tube on my Super V1000 is like 39.1mm with a groove machined at the top edge that's 38.1mm (38.1=1.5"). The Trail SL 4 stem fits that groove perfectly but that's as far as it will go. So the old C'dale steer tube isn't really 1.5" but 1.53937".
My fault is trusting C'dale with their spec's. To me, 1.5" means 1.5".
Anyone have this experience with C'dale?
I'm thinking of maybe taking said new stem to a machine shop to see if they can hone/grind out that extra 1mm.
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