Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Thompson X2 Elite stem
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05-13-06, 09:28 PM
I have a 1" threadless steerer tube. Is a Thompson X2 Elite stem compatible?
When looking at the X2 stem size chart (http://www.lhthomson.com/elite_x2_sizes.asp) I can't tell wether It's compitable with only 1 1/8" or 1" up to 1 1/8".
05-13-06, 09:30 PM
05-13-06, 09:42 PM
Was my reading of the sizing correct?
05-13-06, 09:50 PM
Go to the Thomson site, X2 page, click on sizes - it has them all listed (length and drop). No, there's no 1" ... yes, there's a shim.
05-13-06, 09:55 PM
ha ha ... thanks!
I wasn't sure there was a shim for this sort of thing.
05-13-06, 10:03 PM
Just about everybody, including Thomson, makes 1-1/8" to 1" shims.
05-13-06, 10:04 PM
05-14-06, 04:39 AM
If I remember correctly from a past email from Thomson, they suggested the Problem Solvers shim for the X-2 due to its shorter length. Also, a carbon steerer tube with the X-2 and shim is a green light by them.
i have the X2 stem on a carbon steer tube and it works beautifully... my stem actually came with a thomson shim, but i don't think thats common practice
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