Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

Adjustable Stem

Old 04-30-12, 11:57 AM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
WickedThump's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Posts: 542

Bikes: Kona JTS Frankenbike

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Adjustable Stem

I bought a 100mm adjustable stem for my cross bike build. When I dial it in the way I want, is it ok to keep it there, or should I replace it with a solid stem? I worry that little screw holding it together might flip me the bird one day.
WickedThump is offline  
Old 04-30-12, 12:59 PM
fietsbob's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW,Oregon Coast
Posts: 41,478

Bikes: 8

Mentioned: 188 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6838 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 217 Times in 180 Posts
the fixed angle one will weigh less..

Moots Ti, they have TIG welders that just drink green tea
from the precision bead they lay down.

My NL Koga bike came with an ITM CNC adjustable stem.
the designs of various companies differ,
these have the angle holding clamp, separate from the Pivot.

Last edited by fietsbob; 04-30-12 at 01:37 PM.
fietsbob is offline  
Old 04-30-12, 01:24 PM
Senior Member
bud16415's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Erie Penna.
Posts: 1,141
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 37 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I have one on my tour bike I planned on replacing but found I like it to be adjustable from time to time. Mine is very solid I have no fear of it coming apart on me.
bud16415 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Blogger's Forum
08-17-09 07:44 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.