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Raiyn
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Originally Posted by swifferman
Is there a reason you picked this to upgrade? Are you currently having trouble handling your bike compared to a different stem/bar combo? I'd have to advise against upgrading for the sake of upgrading, otherwise you could save up and buy a new fork or wheelset or something else similar.

Basically, how do you know a new stem will make your bike handle better to you?
Far be it for me to try to dissuade someone from buying a Thomson stem but the Swiff has a point.
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