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  • I think you should just accept embrace small diameter bars when you choose to build up an old school frame. Comes with the territory. Bar selection is a little more difficult, but not really an issue I have found.

    Both ahead adapters and the stem above look wrong in my opinion. Only viable alternative is a 1 inch threadless fork in combination with an ahead stem.

    My only problem with quill stem and small diameter bars is the lack of stiffness.

  • Both ahead adapters and the stem above look wrong in my opinion. Only viable alternative is a 1 inch threadless fork in combination with an ahead stem.

    I believe it can work if the stem is 1", slammed and look in proportion (long and low).

    If it's those bodged job that show a bit of a neck, and oversized 1 1/8, then it look wrong.

    This one is an excellent example;

    Not too bad;

    This is definitely not;

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