Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - do open faced 1" threaded stems exist?
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09-10-05, 03:03 PM
That's pretty much it really. I think I'd rather not deal with working my handlebars through a old style closed clamp and ruin my tape job every time I have to work on them. Thanks for the help.
yeah i got one
came on that mercier kilo tt
09-10-05, 03:14 PM
IMO, the 3T Mutant Classic and the Cinelli Frog are the two not ugly choices.
Yeah, I have a crap Zoom stem right now with the pop-top front. I believe Deda makes one as well that looks decent.
09-10-05, 04:22 PM
Cheap-a-roo (http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=119&subcategory=1186&brand=&sku=6216&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=) if you don't mind mountain and/or black components on your ride.
09-10-05, 05:07 PM
I have the deda murex stem. It's just what you're looking for.
Try to stick to the shorter lengths though as it's a bit on the flexy side. Then again I run the 140mm and I weigh 220. I guess anything under those conditions would flex.
09-10-05, 05:53 PM
i also have the deda murex, it will probably flex if you are heavy...its pointy too
09-10-05, 07:13 PM
i've had two ugly ass dimension ones in my day.
09-10-05, 08:30 PM
i've got a dimension and something that got yanked off of a fuji. both ugly, but they work.
09-10-05, 11:01 PM
I have a Trek ICON one. Heh. On my road bike..... :o
On my fixie I have an ancient Pivo, its uh... not open faced...
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