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Originally Posted by HiBoost View Post
It is and I was surprised to see it was color matched unlike the pic on their website. I actually hate that and think it looks cheap somehow so I've ordered a black stem. What do you guys think about that? To me, any "real" bike always has a black stem and the only time I'd see a color-matched stem would be on a no-name Wal-Mart bike or something like that. Something about it just looks bad to me, but maybe I'm in the minority.
Today, a lot of custom framebuilders are doing this. Vanilla Workshop does it on just about all of their bikes. Color-matched stems is in vogue for the best bikes available in 2016.
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