Re: [CR]Can one "fix" a Peugeot stem ?

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Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 10:17:31 -0800 (PST)
From: "Garrison Hilliard" <garrison@efn.org>
To: Gjvinbikes@aol.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Can one "fix" a Peugeot stem ?
In-Reply-To: <86.13d06733.2940ec9b@aol.com>


On Thu, 6 Dec 2001 Gjvinbikes@aol.com wrote:
> My son and I were getting ready for a ride yesterday, and he was going to
> ride his 1975(?) PX-10 as recently mentioned on the list. I had gone over to
> Sears and bought a 7mm Allen key to fit this odd "Peugeot" labeled stem,
> because nothing I had would fit it and it was, to my eye, dangerously too
> high. So, we got it loose and as it came out we found it was cracked through
> in the split region where the expander cone lodges !

It was an AVA stem, right? Through that garbage away and get a quality stem.