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    Survival of the Fitest TheDL's Avatar
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    Got...Handlebar shims?

    Does anyone have a 25.4 to 26.0 handlebar shim lying around they want to get rid of? PM me if you do; I'll send you a few dollars. The girlfriend wants flat bars rather than drops

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    Try a beer can. I can send you plenty of those.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    yeah, a can works fine, especially because you can't induce much rotational torque with flat bars.
    every scar has a story

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    I used a can-shim, too. I got some comments in this thread about it when I asked in the mechanics forum. If you have a machine shop near, look for a shim, or else, just use an aluminum can cut to size.

    Best Shim?

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    Survival of the Fitest TheDL's Avatar
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    Sweet, I'll give it a shot. They're riser bars to be exact but at 105lbs I don't think she'll be puttin' too much force on them.

    btw: That's why I love this forum....pop cans...BRILLIANT!
    Last edited by TheDL; 04-03-05 at 04:26 PM.

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