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    25.8 Handlebar In a 25.4, Four Bolt Open Face Stem?

    I really wanted to get the Eighth inch track drops but my stem is 25.4mm and the bars are 25.8 mm.
    I've googled it but I got some mixed answers.

    I have a 4 bolt open face stem, can I safely fit 25.8 mm handlebars in it?

    Or is there anywhere I can get a 25.8 size stem for cheap? The only ones seem to be Ritchey stems for like $60+

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    I believe the fact that they list the bars as 25.8/26.0 is indicative that the bars are really effectively just 26.0's. Find other bars, or use google shopping man. It's pretty easy to find good deals if you just search.
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    If you want shallow track drops for cheap you can now get the charge racer drops which are little shallower than the 1/8th inch ones but they come in 25.4. citygrounds was the only place i saw that had them in stock though
    http://store.citygrounds.com/store/p...op-Bar-Silver/

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    I've used Kalloy's bars they felt great Ben's has them in stock

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    it'll bend the stem. May cause it to break, which will lead to the loss of teeth.

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    It might work.... And it might result in catastrophic failure at the worst possible time. I wouldn't bet my life on a janky, ghetto, bar/stem setup.
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    Just get a cheap 26.0mm stem like this >>>> http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...9&category=630

    Even if the bars are truly 25.8mm, the difference is insignificant and you won't be prying the stem clamp apart.
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