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Originally Posted by mdilthey View Post
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.
In that case I'll be a frumpy out of style old man as I too would negotiate a black stem as part of the purchase. Also, if it's on the best available bikes I wonder why the stem on the Expert I test rode was black... (I had to double check to make sure I got the model right!)
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