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Need headset size Schwinn Windwood. Want to replace fork.

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1 inch threaded. I would suggest you take the bike into a bike shop and have them give you all the specifics related to replacing the fork. You are going to be very limited as too replacements if you use the original headset, Also you need to know the steerer length of both the original (measure your bike) and the fork you will use. This may need to be cut and threads chased, that requires special tools.

Bottom line take the bike into your local shop, have them take a look and make sure the project is going to fit your budget for this bike.

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