Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - HELP! I need a quill stem with removable faceplate
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11-19-08, 12:56 AM
11-19-08, 01:48 AM
11-19-08, 01:58 AM
Also Profile Design.
11-19-08, 02:18 AM
anything with a more classic look?? something similar to any of the nitto quill stems
11-19-08, 04:32 AM
11-19-08, 04:47 AM
If youre looking for something more of a classic look, just buy another stem for each handlebar. Theyre not that expensive.
Usually stems with removable face plates are just bulky and ugly.
11-19-08, 04:56 AM
I think someone doesn't want to have to rewrap the bars.
11-19-08, 07:05 AM
11-19-08, 07:15 AM
isnt there one called a bullfrog or something? i remember those looked nice. I switched to an oversize wing bar on my 97 trek (threaded headset) and used a quill to threadless converter. It works well, but does have a bit of an ugly factor to it.
11-19-08, 07:45 AM
i use an ITM 800 open
under that front cap is a hinge that allows it to open
11-19-08, 07:51 AM
Also interested in the options for these.
Cinelli Frogs were pretty nice, not classic design though. Don't know if they're still made.
Salsa is the only commonly available, non butt-ugly option. But they only come in black.
You can sometimes find cinelli frogs or TTT stems with removeable faceplates on ebay.
11-19-08, 08:37 AM
what comes stock on the 06-07 windsor hour/fuji track are all removable face stems..
not gonna win you any style-points, tho..
11-19-08, 09:11 AM
anyone know what stem they used on the fuji X obey bike? It was a nice quill with removable faceplate. I just need to find a polished one though instead of gold...
11-19-08, 07:57 PM
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