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Old 04-28-09, 04:40 PM   #1
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hey im looking at getting a new stem. What should i get i want a really good one (price aint to big of a factor) and i want it some what light. What should i get? thanks for the help
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Old 04-28-09, 05:46 PM   #2
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s&m redneck
or lil redneck
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Old 04-28-09, 08:46 PM   #3
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Anything really. A stem is a stem pretty much. Except Eastern ones.
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Old 04-28-09, 08:48 PM   #4
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a stem is a stem. I'm sportin a wtp supreme right now and I like it.

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Old 04-28-09, 08:51 PM   #5
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Haha word. I want to get a new stem among many other things.
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Old 04-28-09, 09:02 PM   #6
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I got a 35 mm suelo stem and I LOVE it!

Shorter than the old threaded dk invert
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+1 for the s&m redneck. i rode it for about a year with very little adjusting at all. right now ive got a macneil cell stem and its holdin up pretty well too
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I got a 35 mm suelo stem and I LOVE it!

Shorter than the old threaded dk invert
Thats for flatland.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:23 PM   #10
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Thats for flatland.
I wish I could flatland! I just hate pulling a Lurch reaching for the bars when the bike is low from the ramp deck. A little more room when the bars are backwards as well, and a closer feel to forward
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Jump off is solid.
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Old 04-29-09, 12:07 PM   #13
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I wish I could flatland! I just hate pulling a Lurch reaching for the bars when the bike is low from the ramp deck. A little more room when the bars are backwards as well, and a closer feel to forward
Yesh i understand more now, you're more of a technical rider, park bike with a flatland front end kinda thing...
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i've had the stock stem from when i originally bought my complete like 4 years ago...
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A stem is a stem.
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Thank you Fuzzy.
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A stem is a stem.
As long as its the right length, the right height, isnt too weak for your riding style, can actually hold your bars in place, and doesnt just pinch together instead of tightening up on your forks
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I have never seen a stem break.
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Ive only seen a few break where they hold the bars, and I've only broken one there (from running it inverted when it wasn't meant to be). I've seen plenty of threadless stems snapped from overpinching on the steer tube, especially on poorly spec'd or poorly QC'd steer tubes. Not the stems' fault

I've seen many stems that were just not capable of holding the bars in place
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mines nice and heavy. goooooood and solid. no problems at allllllllll
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hows the odyssey elementry v3?
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elementary is solid, been running mine for about a year or so now with no issues, v3 is just a bit lighter.
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hows the odyssey elementry v3?
Get it.
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I have never seen a stem break.
I bent my old DK stem. My Fit top load stem is nice, but i need to adjust it every so often.
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Old 05-01-09, 01:35 AM   #25
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LOL dk trail stem?
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