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Old 01-12-19, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by repechage View Post
15? or more years ago there was someone who was recreating them, not cheap either. even with CNC programming, they are all sorts of work to create.
This one only surprises me as the handlebar clamp bolts are missing, (they are of themselves unique) and the steerer cap is awol.

Also, this is a longer stem, also not seen often, the French bars often have a longer forward "throw" so a long stem is not used as often to achieve a good fit on the bike.
I believe Gran Bois is doing retro's. I was interested in the Herse stem, up until it hit 4 bills.
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