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Old 02-24-2021, 09:11 AM
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One time I got a "good deal" on a giordana for a friend. It came with a seized seat post and stem........... What a f'ing nightmare.

Originally Posted by Bici-Sonora View Post
I love a good Nitto pearl and I'm more or less stem agnostic and like both the quill and threadless types. But, I've fought enough battles with stuck quill stems that I would not order a new custom with one, unless I was getting something like a Rivendell Roadeo.

The best core workout (and perhaps minor hernia) of my life involved a stuck stem from a Panasonic DX-4000 that I picked up as a "bargain" and spend about two weeks freeing the stem through all manner of ungodly means.

please don't take anything I say personally, I am an idiot.
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