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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:50 pm 
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I have the Colnago original 50 gr expander:

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=70234" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And I wonder if there would be a safety issue to install this instead:

http://r2-bike.com/FRM-Expander-Plug-Team_1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

So what do you think? Is it worth the 25 grams saving ?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:30 pm 
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look to see if extralite ultrastar fits ..its the dogs !

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:56 pm 
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You need to make sure that outside diameter of the plug is small to fit into the fork. Colnago forks have thick walls on the steer tube. I believe that Extralite does not fit Colnago forks.

I use Tune Gum Gum on my C59 without any issues.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:57 am 
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Robroyski wrote:
You need to make sure that outside diameter of the plug is small to fit into the fork. Colnago forks have thick walls on the steer tube. I believe that Extralite does not fit Colnago forks.

I use Tune Gum Gum on my C59 without any issues.


Thx !


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:16 pm 
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I am reconsidering a FRM expander. Since FRM don't answer my e-mails I wonder if anyone here knows what diameter i requires? My fork is about 22,5 - 23mm.

I do not want the Gumgum. I want FRM. If possible.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:03 am 
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It's 22 mm according to FRM. :)


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