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Old 05-10-14, 04:49 PM
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Klickfix Caddy Mount opinions (please look even if you don't have one)

After the long discussion on Klickfix and Ortlieb bags I finally decieded that the Kickfix indeed works with the Ortlieb and I am most likely going to buy one.

One of my aims to to safe space on on the handlebar for light, gps and perhaps b-levers. On my old bike I did this with a second stem and it worked really well.

With that space savings aim in mind I thought I would order one of these:

http://www.amazon.com/KLICKfix-Rixen...words=klickfix

A actually went ahead and ordered it but then canceled after thinking about it (I am glad I ordered on Amazon, it was so easy to cancel)

The reason I canceled is because I started thinking about how close that mount would mount to the steering tube. If you think about it, the stem would extend over the bag. This could make opening and closing the bag difficult. Plus if I use my map holder pouch, it might make the map hard to see.

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Ah! They also have one of these

Amazon.com: KLICKfix Rixen & Kaul Stem Handlebar Adapter: Sports & Outdoors

But sadly the clamp size is too small. I would need at least 32mm
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A simple solution since you've now taken the plunge on the Klickfix mount, would be to get a Klickfix Multi Extender Plus for more handlebar real estate.


I'd also recommend you get the Klickfix Distance Set for a little more clearance from the bars.
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Originally Posted by ekibayno View Post
A simple solution since you've now taken the plunge on the Klickfix mount, would be to get a Klickfix Multi Extender Plus for more handlebar real estate.


I'd also recommend you get the Klickfix Distance Set for a little more clearance from the bars.
Yeah thanks. I was going to consider that.

But I am now working with my current 2nd stem. I am thinking I can make that work. That cheap NVO stem that I purchased won't be a total loss. It came with a spare sleeve that is almost the perfect size. It seems I can cut it down without touching the original.

But I would still like to hear thoughts on the caddy mount from Klickfix. A shame that stem mount does not come wider. Looks like it would be a nice option.
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