Ask a Mechanic: Using Steerer Tube Expanders with Carbon Forks. Most modern road bikes, including aluminum framed ones, come with carbon forks and carbon steerer tubes. Because of the more delicate nature of carbon, setting a traditional star nut into the steerer tube is no longer an option. This is where a steerer tube expander, or compression plug, comes in handy.
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