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I have a Schwinn Frontier dL

I have a Schwinn Frontier dL



I have a Schwinn Frontier DLX. The handlebar holder that fits between the stem and the bar has a crack in it. Can I find a replacement part? Is it possible to braze or repair this part?

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Replacement stems and quills are readily available. Google bicycle parts and you will get a long list of online stores to choose from. i might suggest starting with Pricepoint.com as they have very good pricing, generally.

i hope this helps
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