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Old 04-11-11, 12:33 AM   #1
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Help: Width of the clamp area of a steel Nitto B123/125?

If someone has a set of steel Nitto B123s or B125s with a 25.4mm clamp that are off the bike, will you please measure the width of the clamp area in millimeters?

I'm thinking of getting a set, but I need to be sure that the clamp area of my stem will have enough to grip.

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haha to be honest it to me a sec to realize it and i was like what the??
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The B123s I've got on the shelf measure 25.42.
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The B123s I've got on the shelf measure 25.42.
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thats a very narrow clamp width. id have guessed 40mm plus.
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thats a very narrow clamp width. id have guessed 40mm plus.
Now that you mention it, that does seem narrow. That's just one inch.

Scrod, did you measure the L - R width? (not the diameter).
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Now that you mention it, that does seem narrow. That's just one inch.

Scrod, did you measure the L - R width? (not the diameter).
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Hahaha...I thought you meant you needed an accurate measurement of the diameter. I guess I'm even a little less "with it" than usual at 7 AM. If no one else steps up, I'll measure the width when I get back to our warehouse space tomorrow.
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I estimate it to be 40mm.
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I estimate it to be 40mm.
40mm or more would be perfect. I hope you are right.
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42mm
Sweet. Thanks.

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