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In short yes. I had a Judy on a 1997 Trek Y Five-o many years back. 80mm version if I remember correct. That frame and fork used a 1 1/8 headset steerer which I assume your frame will also have. Just make sure the steerer tube on the fork is compatible and aim for form travel between 80-100mm Specs on the bike I had are here: http://www.bikepedia.com/...


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My frame is cracked. There's a small crack that's forming on the bottom of the down tube, about half an inch away from the head tube weld. I noticed it because the paint on that spot came off (due to flexing I suppose). The noises are becoming more pronounced. I guess I'll try to get it welded, and if that doesn't work I'll just replace the frame.


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You need to isolate this noise to identify the cause. Its great that you can duplicate the noise without having to ride. Try these suggestions to help narrow down the cause. squeeze the rear of the front wheel and the downtube together with your hand. This will replicate some of the stopping forces on your headset. We know the brakes show the problem ...


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No there are a variety of standards. Off the top of my head; 1" threaded (not common on new bikes) 1 1/8th" threaded (not common on new bikes) 1 1/8th" threadless 1.5" threadless 1.5" - 1 1/8th" tapered Cannondale headshock size (I think this is interchangeable with 1.5" though) Typically you can only replace like for like. There are a few exceptions, e....


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No, there is no way to look up the lengths of tubes. According to quick web search, both bikes have 1 1/8 threadless headsets, so that is the diameter you should shop for. What you can do is measure the head tube of the frame, add a couple of centimeters for headset, around 5 centimeters for the stem and room for enough spacers to get the handlebars at the ...


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I'm not a 100% sure however I think the 'spring' in those forks was actually elastomers. The linked Suntour fork appears to have the correct steerer type (threaded) and the steerer is long enough. A big problem though is the axle to crown length of the fork as it is 100m travel. It is likely that the Suntour fork that you linked to will be significantly ...


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If your time isn't worth much and you like to tinker (like me), at least take your current fork apart and see if there's anything you could do to improve it's situation. That said, based on your description of it's problems, I think you should buy a new one. And I actually mean new, in this case. Normally it's better to buy a used bike than a new one, but ...


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Pro: You can run oversize and plus size tyres on a lefty.



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