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post #1 of 2 Old 10-13-2006, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
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fork height above top clamps 1 mm?

I read in the Clymer that there should be 1mm of the fork tube extending above the top clamp. Mine is flush with the top clamp so I guess I should fix this - need to adjust the head bearing anyway. Question is - to adjust the amount the fork extends, do I have to loosen both the upper and lower clamps at the same time? Did I do any damage by having the incorrect spacing (doubt it, but thought I would ask).

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post #2 of 2 Old 10-13-2006, 01:19 PM
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Flush is good. or "just below the caps"

Nothing will be hurt by running them sticking up 3 inches either. there's no worry.
adjust the head bearing and your good to go.

- Joe

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