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Old 08-28-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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Anyone knows where to get them locally?

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I've got regular ones and aluminum 90 degree ones.
The rubber ones I'll give you, the aluminum ones are $4.
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I've got regular ones and aluminum 90 degree ones.
The rubber ones I'll give you, the aluminum ones are $4.
Ill swingbto your store tomorrow
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Came I the ape, really like them

Bought some fir the gladius, but forget to have them mounted when I got new tires......grrr
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I've got regular ones and aluminum 90 degree ones.
The rubber ones I'll give you, the aluminum ones are $4.
How much to install the 90 degree ones? Same as a tire change?
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Tony at House of Paint design has these in stock also. I prefer these over the stock rubber ones for sure.
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How much to install the 90 degree ones? Same as a tire change?
Don't they just screw into the threads of your original valves?

If not, that'd be a pain in the .
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Don't they just screw into the threads of your original valves?

If not, that'd be a pain in the .
Yes, they take the place of the rubber valve stem.
The tire has to be dismounted to install them so I recommend waiting till you replace your tires to get them.
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I switch to 90deg stems on the first tire change, if the bike doesn't already have them. Takes two mins. Might want to decide which side to point the stem, depending on whether you're rightie or leftie, especially on front wheels. Rear wheels you would want it on the more open side.
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I switch to 90deg stems on the first tire change, if the bike doesn't already have them. Takes two mins. Might want to decide which side to point the stem, depending on whether you're rightie or leftie, especially on front wheels. Rear wheels you would want it on the more open side.
Just point them to the right side so the sidestand wont obstruct you. And the sprocket dont do the same. Then you are set
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for equal weight distribution should you have one on the left and the other on the right? jk had them on previous bike cheap investment
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Once you go with the 90 degree stems you will never go back to the straight ones again. Makes checking tire pressure so much easier.
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