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    CO2 or pump into 1 1/8 steerer tube

    Little idea here...



    Carbon topcap with American classic tubeless valve cut to thread onto CO2 adapter


    Removing the Star Nut I have full clearance to fit the C02, fitting is perfect!


    For everyday use off race, Topeak Micro Rocket Carbon Pump fits perfect on 1/18 steertube



    Co2 setup is heavier



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    Neat, but how much longer does it take to fix a flat?

    Also, do you totally remove your star nut? Or do you temporarily install a compression plug to preload your headeset?
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    Great idea, don't know if I could be bothered though, its just as easy to carry them in my pocket.

    But I like it !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheepo5669 View Post
    Neat, but how much longer does it take to fix a flat?

    Also, do you totally remove your star nut? Or do you temporarily install a compression plug to preload your headeset?
    I have a lefty fork! Yes a used the star nut during installation but took it off later. The upper lefty clamp already does a great job tightening with the stem.

    1-Preload the bearing with topcap and StarNut
    2-tight lefty clamp
    3-tight stem
    4-top cap and Star nut...."Useless"...

    I WOULD NOT do the same with standard forks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozzybmx View Post
    Great idea, don't know if I could be bothered though, its just as easy to carry them in my pocket.

    But I like it !

    But you could forget the put your pump on your pocket someday!

    My bike has everything I need on board! worry free!

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    Clever if it works! Yeh, the "where to put the pump?" would be solved with this. Perhaps in the future, there could be a really clean and user friendly way of doing this!!

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    Again, I'm doing this with a lefty fork (upper fork clamp+stem tightening). I don't recommend this with standard forks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrepsz View Post
    Again, I'm doing this with a lefty fork (upper fork clamp+stem tightening). I don't recommend this with standard forks.
    I doubt anyone will remove the bolt and then pound out the star nut to try this on normal forks....geez...hope not.

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    CO2 or pump into 1 1/8 steerer tube

    Right! Hope not...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rydbyk View Post
    Clever if it works! Yeh, the "where to put the pump?" would be solved with this. Perhaps in the future, there could be a really clean and user friendly way of doing this!!
    I saw this in the latest "Bike" magazine issue and searched to see if there is a "homemade" way to do this. It's called the Everyday Carry (EDC) by OneUp. Pretty cool:

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    Quote Originally Posted by StuartTX View Post
    I saw this in the latest "Bike" magazine issue and searched to see if there is a "homemade" way to do this. It's called the Everyday Carry (EDC) by OneUp. Pretty cool:

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    I've got this system on order. I've collated all the info into a blog post

    https://seekerbikes.com/2017/05/27/o...now-available/

    The top cap / star nut replacement system is neat but unfortunately I don't think an actual CO2 inflator is in there

    I'm going to carry that with my tube in a swat xc box. Others use a strap

    OP - looks super cool btw


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    Quote Originally Posted by StuartTX View Post
    I saw this in the latest "Bike" magazine issue and searched to see if there is a "homemade" way to do this. It's called the Everyday Carry (EDC) by OneUp. Pretty cool:

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    I like it. Pretty daring having to create a thread to install the system, wondering if that tool to open the thread comes with it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrepsz View Post
    I like it. Pretty daring having to create a thread to install the system, wondering if that tool to open the thread comes with it?
    There is an option to buy the tap (thread tool) at purchase. The top cap uses the same tool as a cassette I believe plus there is a suitable tool on the multi tool too


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    Quote Originally Posted by iggs View Post
    There is an option to buy the tap (thread tool) at purchase. The top cap uses the same tool as a cassette I believe plus there is a suitable tool on the multi tool too


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    Happen to know the price of the tool only?

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrepsz View Post
    Happen to know the price of the tool only?
    $35USD

    https://seekerbikes.com/2017/05/27/o...now-available/


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    Quote Originally Posted by iggs View Post
    $35USD

    https://seekerbikes.com/2017/05/27/o...now-available/


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    I like this solution not only for the intended purpose but its also something interesting for weightweenies! isolating the idea of threading the tube apart from the system...it does shave that 1g....and the lockring its also lighter than any lightweight starnut, looks pretty cool and can be customized with any lockring at the rider's preferences, very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrepsz View Post
    I like this solution not only for the intended purpose but its also something interesting for weightweenies! isolating the idea of threading the tube apart from the system...it does shave that 1g....and the lockring its also lighter than any lightweight starnut, looks pretty cool and can be customized with any lockring at the rider's preferences, very nice!
    I'm really looking forwards to getting my hands on mine partly so I (well the weight weenie nerd in me) can check how much the different parts weigh.

    Yes there is removing the top cap and star nut but then also adding the weight of the tool carrier itself

    It is also going to be interesting on how well the threaded steerer functions for tightening up the headset

    The tools still haven't shipped yet. International orders like mine are coming out of the uk. I emailed them at the beginning of the week and they said 2 weeks


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    Quote Originally Posted by iggs View Post
    I'm really looking forwards to getting my hands on mine partly so I (well the weight weenie nerd in me) can check how much the different parts weigh.

    Yes there is removing the top cap and star nut but then also adding the weight of the tool carrier itself

    It is also going to be interesting on how well the threaded steerer functions for tightening up the headset

    The tools still haven't shipped yet. International orders like mine are coming out of the uk. I emailed them at the beginning of the week and they said 2 weeks


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    Yeah I meant to really separate both ideas. The threading and lock ring as one idea to replace topcap+bolt+starnut is the isolated interesting concept for that scale shot, wish is obviously done without the tools, bottles, etc....

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