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Old 01-15-07, 05:20 PM   #1
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What size bars in 26mm stem

This may be another dumb question but what size MTB bars can you fit into a 26mm stem? They all seem to be 25.4mm or oversized > 30mm? Can you squeeze them in?
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Old 01-15-07, 06:02 PM   #2
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This may be another dumb question but what size MTB bars can you fit into a 26mm stem? They all seem to be 25.4mm or oversized > 30mm? Can you squeeze them in?
25.4 = you will need a shim
oversized = no it will not fit
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25.4 = you will need a shim
oversized = no it will not fit
Truth. It's probably easier to find a 25.4 stem than you are thinking.
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They all seem to be 25.4mm or oversized > 30mm?
Because they all are. Shim or new stem.
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