Swapping part from a thorn to surly long haul trucker

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thornie1543
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Swapping part from a thorn to surly long haul trucker

Postby thornie1543 » 20 Mar 2017, 6:31pm

If i had a thorn xtc -26" 135mm OLN wheels,deore triple chainset with external b.b.,orbit XLII 1/1/8TH headset ,would I correct in thinking these would all swap over with no hidden suprises?

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Re: Swapping part from a thorn to surly long haul trucker

Postby mercalia » 20 Mar 2017, 8:31pm

why would you want to?

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Re: Swapping part from a thorn to surly long haul trucker

Postby pete75 » 20 Mar 2017, 8:35pm

Shouldn't be any problems assuming Surly bottom bracket shell correctly face for external BB.

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Re: Swapping part from a thorn to surly long haul trucker

Postby pwa » 21 Mar 2017, 8:13am

I'd see no problems but I'd leave the headset with the original frame/ forks. Unless you are too skint to buy another.