Re: [Classicrendezvous] gb stem


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From: RALEIGH531@aol.com
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 18:26:21 EST
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] gb stem
To: jac33@tron.arts.cornell.edu
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 10/30/00 5:30:19 PM Eastern Standard Time, jac33@tron.arts.cornell.edu writes:
> Recently I decided to yank the bars up a bit,
> gave them a bit too much umph, and pulled the
> stem/bars out (what can I say -- I'm Jackie
> Chan's stunt double). After doing this I
> noticed something a little disconcerting: the
> stem doesn't seem to have a min insertion line.
> Is this common? How much stem should I leave
> in b4 I start risking injury?

Jon, I dug out a comparable stem, a Cinelli (also uses expander cone as opposed to wedge), to use as a guide and made my own line with magic marker. It was approx. 2 1/4".

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, Pa