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Old 09-05-10, 11:30 PM   #1
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Kilo stock stem clamp

What is the stock stem clamp size on the Mercier Kilo TT? I don't see it listed on BD, but I might just be blind. Listed under the handlebar, I see "standard"... so does that mean 26mm?
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The website says its 26, but it's actually 25.4.
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Well that sucks. Is the steerer diameter correct (1")? I figured it would be easier just to buy a new 26mm stem than to find 25.4mm bars.
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Nah, 25.4 bars are easy to find.
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It looks like there aren't many 25.4mm bullhorns around. I found the Soma and then some off name brands.
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Origin8 for like $13. Maybe 20 bones to your door.
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Origin8s are 26mm clamp, aren't they?
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Here you go:
http://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-BullHo...ef=pd_sbs_sg_6
Also comes in 42cm wide.
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You can just get a new stem/shim(since almost all threadless stems are 1 1/8 these days) and have much more bars to choose from.
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