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Old 08-08-05, 07:52 PM   #1
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Good bike stems...

i was wondering what a good bike stem is, i am looking for something light and durable.. i ride a 01 Haro Backtrail x1

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Old 08-08-05, 09:47 PM   #2
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omg u shld buy a redneck ihave 1 there totally the best
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Old 08-09-05, 01:15 AM   #3
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Old 08-10-05, 08:36 PM   #4
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i would go with a solid, if you get find one. or a animal jump off, profile h.i.p, redneck lite, something like that.
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Old 08-10-05, 09:16 PM   #5
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Old 05-17-06, 01:01 PM   #6
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hey i have a haro backtrail x3
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Old 05-17-06, 01:54 PM   #7
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that is nice to know and also completly unessecery (sp?)
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Old 05-17-06, 02:59 PM   #8
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omg u shld buy a redneck ihave 1 there totally the best
Haha, sounds like me, minus the gay typing, haha.

Get a Redneck XLT.
Or Fit S3
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Old 05-17-06, 07:29 PM   #9
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Geez, at least most bumps make some kind of sense...
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Old 05-17-06, 08:13 PM   #10
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animal stem thats my choice
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Old 05-17-06, 10:17 PM   #11
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Old 05-18-06, 08:56 AM   #12
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well said
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Old 05-18-06, 09:03 AM   #13
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What length do you like? (they range from 47-55mm)
What bar height do you prefer (front loaders are obviously lower than top loaders)


I recently picked up an animal top loader, simply because it was the only short top loader the LBS had.
Looks pretty good. I think its around 13oz.. I was dissapointed when I found out it wasn't metric though.
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Old 05-18-06, 09:13 AM   #14
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I'm pretty sure he's bought one since last August when he asked.
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Old 05-18-06, 09:54 AM   #15
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animal stem thats my choice
nobody cares what your choice is. Cause if we were to listen to you, we would all be ridin $200 bikes thinkin its the best bike in the world.
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Old 05-19-06, 07:43 AM   #16
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nobody cares what your choice is. Cause if we were to listen to you, we would all be ridin $200 bikes thinkin its the best bike in the world.
And besides that, you told us that Diamond back had a 3.2 pound frame, hahaha
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Old 05-23-06, 04:11 PM   #17
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Elementary. Just remember FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS.
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Old 05-26-06, 07:41 AM   #18
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Elementary. Just remember FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS.
Haha, there so ulgy though.
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Old 05-28-06, 12:16 PM   #19
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But they are light, And they get the job done.
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Old 05-28-06, 12:21 PM   #20
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Ya, i'm getting the Elementry as my next stem.
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Old 05-29-06, 08:38 AM   #21
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But they are light, And they get the job done.
there actually not that light compared to others
arent they only like 1oz less than the redneck xlt
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Old 05-29-06, 12:24 PM   #22
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there actually not that light compared to others
arent they only like 1oz less than the redneck xlt
2.8 ounce difference
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Old 05-29-06, 02:23 PM   #23
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But if you set it up right it will hold bars better than any other stem
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Old 05-29-06, 02:55 PM   #24
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ive got one and i love it
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Old 05-31-06, 12:37 AM   #25
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SOLID STEM fosho. but they are kinda hard to find right now. the new solid stems should be coming out in about a month though. but if ya cant find one now or dont want to wait, get a redneck XLT.


peep my video. www.myspace.com/cuttinitdeep
it actually features several solid team riders.
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