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Old 11-19-08, 01:56 AM   #1
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HELP! I need a quill stem with removable faceplate

suggestions?
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Old 11-19-08, 02:48 AM   #2
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Old 11-19-08, 02:58 AM   #3
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anything with a more classic look?? something similar to any of the nitto quill stems
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Old 11-19-08, 05:32 AM   #5
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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.
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I think someone doesn't want to have to rewrap the bars.
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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.
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Old 11-19-08, 08:45 AM   #10
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i use an ITM 800 open

under that front cap is a hinge that allows it to open


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Old 11-19-08, 08:51 AM   #11
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Also interested in the options for these.
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Cinelli Frogs were pretty nice, not classic design though. Don't know if they're still made.
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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.
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Old 11-19-08, 09:37 AM   #14
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what comes stock on the 06-07 windsor hour/fuji track are all removable face stems..

not gonna win you any style-points, tho..
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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...
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