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Old 10-23-05, 07:59 AM   #1
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Steel 1 1/8" threadless stems?

Anyone know of any nice steel stems? Also comfort bars, again preferably steel, something like the Nitto Dove bar.
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Why in the heck would you want a steel bar and stem?
it can't be a vibration issue since a carbon bar with a good quality AL stem will do just as good of a job, if not better.

If you MUST have steel try Rivendell, personally I've worked on too many bikes whose handlebars had bubbling rust bursting through chrome.
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Nitto stuff is nice, and it's not chrome which is a plus, but it seems a bit roadie.
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You still haven't explained your desire for steel parts
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Aesthetic, for the most part.
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Aesthetic, for the most part.
For once I'm at a loss for words. Steel isn't anymore aesthetcally pleasing in the form of a stem and handlebar than anything else. I can understand steel frames especially those with lugs, but I'm not buying into steel bars and stems looking better
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Deity Components stem in white with Deity Components bars in white. mmm..mmm..good
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In my opinion a steel stem looks nicer than an Al one. I don't think matters of taste can be intelligently argued, but feel free to try.
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