Like a well-used Leica rangefinder, there is something undeniably comforting and warm about brass that has aged, and a bike that wears patina with pride. The fine folks over at Blue Lug in Japan couldn't find good quality brass spacers, so they started making their own.
This tapered spacer fits the contours of our Grand Cru Threadless Headset (and probably others) perfectly, making the transition from the bearing cover smooth.
Height of 12mm.
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Small part, but makes a big aesthetic difference when combined with the thinner profile of a chromoly stem. The brass finish is lovely.
Another awesome Blue Lug production!!
I purchased a second BlueLug tapered brass spacer ,And used ammonia to give it an aged look .It turned a brand new spacer into a 50 year old spacer .
Really nice looking and well made spacer. Unfortunately the outer diameter on bottom is larger than my Ritchey Classic drop in headset upper. I'll hold onto it for a future project.