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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 10-21-09, 10:12 AM   #1
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replacing Kilo stem.....

the degree of rise/ drop on the stock Kilo TT stem is too much me (too high/ too low) so I was looking to replace with something with less of an angle. How does this seem?

http://store.somafab.com/soshstwh.html



The Soma stem is 45mm. Anyone know the size of the stock stem? At work now, can't check myself. Thanks!
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Old 10-21-09, 10:29 AM   #2
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From the website, the stock kilo has 0 degrees rise, the stipper has 8, and the soma has 7. I'm new to bikes. Is a 45mm stack height the height of the clamp? If so you can adjust that with removing spacers right? I tried measuring the length of my stripper stem and got 90 or 100mm (I got 95 but i must have measured wrong?) Again I'm new, so maybe take my word with a grain of salt. I was thinking of buying this stem too. Tell me how it goes.
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