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Got a dahon jetstream '10 problem with it ,the clamp holding the handlebars to stem has broken off and looking for a replacement, any ideas where i can get this clamp,,

The clamp holding the handlebars to the stem has sheared straight thru - looking for the best place you'd recommend to go for this part..thanks

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