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    I bought the wrong diameter bullhorns on Pricepoint

    are they good on returns? or is there anything i can do to have them fit?

    the diameter is too small, trying to fit them on my specialized langster

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    yeah if they are 25.4mm and you are trying to fit it into a 26.0mm stem just order the appropriate shim or go to your lbs and see if they have the shim you need
    I am dyslexic so bear with my posts.... [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retem View Post
    yeah if they are 25.4mm and you are trying to fit it into a 26.0mm stem just order the appropriate shim or go to your lbs and see if they have the shim you need
    they are 26mm and I need 31.8mm

    I guess they are going back to pricepoint

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshiyuki View Post
    they are 26mm and I need 31.8mm

    I guess they are going back to pricepoint
    Why? They also make shims for this >>> http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...ls.php?id=7414
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    Or a 26.0 stem.

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    yea i wouldn't shim it that much it often looks rather bad...having the right size is best for both form and function

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    awesome thread brah
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    there is a difference though because that extra weight will directly correlate with how many chicks huff your dongus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by docboyd View Post
    yea i wouldn't shim it that much it often looks rather bad...having the right size is best for both form and function
    are shims really that bad?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshiyuki View Post
    are shims really that bad?
    I have used a 25.4mm to 31.8mm shim for the last 5 years on my track racing bike w/o any problems. Functionally they work fine, but aesthetically they don't. So, it's just a matter of what's important to you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    I have used a 25.4mm to 31.8mm shim for the last 5 years on my track racing bike w/o any problems. Functionally they work fine, but aesthetically they don't. So, it's just a matter of what's important to you.
    going with the shims. thanks man. not really a aesthetically type of guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    I have used a 25.4mm to 31.8mm shim for the last 5 years on my track racing bike w/o any problems. Functionally they work fine, but aesthetically they don't. So, it's just a matter of what's important to you.
    +1

    I used my stainless RB21s (26.0) with a 31.8 Thomson stem for my aerobars using a shim. I used them in 500M and Kilo events pulling on the bars as hard as I possibly could and they didn't budge.

    But, if you can find the right stem it will look cleaner.

    Aerobars..jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by carleton View Post
    +1

    I used my stainless RB21s (26.0) with a 31.8 Thomson stem for my aerobars using a shim. I used them in 500M and Kilo events pulling on the bars as hard as I possibly could and they didn't budge.

    But, if you can find the right stem it will look cleaner.

    Aerobars..jpg
    Cool bike.

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    Carleton, that bike looks like a F-18 Fighter jet. You obviously are a winner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshiyuki View Post
    Cool bike.
    Thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
    Carleton, that bike looks like a F-18 Fighter jet. You obviously are a winner.
    Thanks! But I wasn't as fast as the bike looks.

    Must...Train...Harder...

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    You did that brakeless?

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    Beer can shim
    Keepin' it real, while keepin' it safe

    how are your nipples? pointy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by evilcryalotmore View Post
    You did that brakeless?
    if you are referring to the track racing bike it is illegal to have a brake on most tracks
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlattsVegas View Post
    Beer can shim
    I wouldn't recommend this going from 26 to 31.8.

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    Yea, have fun cutting up enough pieces of a beer can to get from 26.0 to 31.8.
    // yummygooey

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    Quote Originally Posted by evilcryalotmore View Post
    You did that brakeless?
    Yeah. Aerobars are used on the track, too.

    Quote Originally Posted by Retem View Post
    if you are referring to the track racing bike it is illegal to have a brake on most tracks
    +1

    Actually, it's illegal to use brakes on any track.

    This is a "kilo" (1 kilometer time trial. One of the most physically demanding events in track cycling) done by one of the best ever. I am not nearly this fast. But, this gives you an idea of the forces involved.




    Tejano does some events using aerobars, too.
    Last edited by carleton; 03-12-11 at 03:28 PM.

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