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    What kind of stem do you prefer?

    I just noticed that the one thing sticking out about my khs flite 100 is the ugly angled stem at a 65 degree drop (the kind of stem that usually comes with road bikes). I am most likely going to switch to risers/straight bars (I have drops right now). What kind of stems do you guys think I should get for my flite? A nitto pearl, nitto flat threadless, or a nitto jaguar?
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    really?

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    yeahreally

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    people that ride clipless are too uncoordinated to keep their feet on the pedals without an aid.

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    I have a relatively flat stem, however I am switching to a Nitto Pearl as soon as possible. That doest help much Im sure, but thats the answer you get with a vague question.

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    you should ride a stem that's two feet long and has a 234 degree drop.

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    erm, do you have a threadless or threaded set up on there now?
    that kinda dictates it a bit

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    Its got a threadless cane creek headset if thats what you are asking

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    Quote Originally Posted by themstrkrft View Post
    Its got a threadless cane creek headset if thats what you are asking
    The Nitto Jaguar stem is for a threaded headset. You want a stem
    that bolts right onto the steerer tube, for your threadless setup.

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    i think i'm having trouble understanding what you're actually looking for in a stem.
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    This is the internet dude. You're free to be an asshat.

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    ^^ your sig cracks me up.

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    I think you might be looking for something like this:
    Takin' the first bus out of Shell Town

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    Is anyone else growing a bit tired of this guy?
    In reference to Martha Stewart:
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    yeah man, she was in jail.
    being in jail gets you all the ladies.
    that, and having a track bike of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordgold View Post
    Is anyone else growing a bit tired of this guy?
    It's just one less OT post on the front page. I don't mind too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordgold View Post
    Is anyone else growing a bit tired of this guy?
    YES!

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    I'm not kidding, can we get this guy his own thread already?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordgold View Post
    Is anyone else growing a bit tired of this guy?
    No.

    Probably because i'm a fellow MSTRKRFT fan.

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    Just my take...
    The dimensions of the stem is dictated by the fit you want with the bars you want. e.g. drop and length
    something you shouldn't be asking about.

    The style is something completely different. The shape, color, material etc.

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    go with the jaguar....big cats are cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordgold View Post
    Is anyone else growing a bit tired of this guy?
    jesus h christ, yes!
    i like riding my bike.
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    I am guessing from the statement above that you have a threadless fork. Pick a stem based on the length and angle that will work best for you. It is difficult to know what to recommend without knowing how your bike fits. I would take your bike into a shop that you like. They will have a range of lengths and angles to help fine tune your fit. Threadless stems are quick to swap out, so you can usually try several.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straws View Post
    I'm not kidding, can we get this guy his own thread already?
    i tried that. i made him "the official flite 100 thread," but it got deleted. dang.
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    the guy must have been like holy ****? this kid on a fixie is killin it without engine motors.

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    Dude, get the Jaguar. Trust me, you'll love that with your unthreaded fork.

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