[CR]Plastic plug in steerer tube

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet)

To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: "Bianca Pratorius" <biankita@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 16:31:49 -0400
Subject: [CR]Plastic plug in steerer tube

What would be the purpose of a plastic plug that took me quite a few whacks to remove? It was wedged in the steerer tube of an Italian bike at the bottom near the brake bolt hole. I thought it would only hold water in and cause rust. It came out in a spiral because it was an SLX steerer tube.

Garth Libre in Miami Fl USA