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What are my options for extra long quill stem to threadless adapters?

Old 05-16-16, 09:01 PM
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What are my options for extra long quill stem to threadless adapters?

I'm looking at converting my old road bike's quill stem to a threadless stem. I'm going to get one of these

https://www.google.com/search?q=quil...ih=993#imgrc=_

adapters, but I currently am running an extra tall nitto techmonic quill stem, and these adapters are very short.

Are there any adapters that are extra tall? I've seen ones like this: Soma Stem Riser - Brands Cycle and Fitness, but I don't like how the skinny end is what extends so long. I wish the 1 1/8" portion of the stem is what extended, it would look so much better.

Anyone know of any like that, or am I going to be forced to get a threadless stem extender? Or Do you think I will be able to fill the skinny stem portion with spacers, of the previously linked stem?

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I see this is an older post without a reply, so I hope I can help.
I've been looking for a similar solution myself and came across this from Ben's Cycle. I will be installing it this week and I'll post photos.
Nitto MTC-04 Long Quill Stem to Threadless Adapter -

I also ride with a Technomic and want to convert to thread less on an older Cannondale.
Hope this helps!
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I saw a picture of one of these where the owner made an aluminum sleeve to go over the skinny part once he determined the optimum height.

Originally Posted by CLEVE RIDER
I see this is an older post without a reply, so I hope I can help.
I've been looking for a similar solution myself and came across this from Ben's Cycle. I will be installing it this week and I'll post photos.
Nitto MTC-04 Long Quill Stem to Threadless Adapter -

I also ride with a Technomic and want to convert to thread less on an older Cannondale.
Hope this helps!
Cheers.
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I went with one of these recently (awaiting it's arrival - probably a week out....)

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B016QRRIBO...=IAOBZSK8WYBKZ

I'm not too sure exactly what you're looking for, but maybe this will help a bit...
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Nitto Quill to threadless

Originally Posted by CLEVE RIDER
I see this is an older post without a reply, so I hope I can help.
I've been looking for a similar solution myself and came across this from Ben's Cycle. I will be installing it this week and I'll post photos.
Nitto MTC-04 Long Quill Stem to Threadless Adapter -

I also ride with a Technomic and want to convert to thread less on an older Cannondale.
Hope this helps!
Cheers.
Finally got around snapping a couple quick photos.
@floyd0117 have you found a solution?
I really don't mind the whole visual of the set-up. I know some purists will cry foul or whatever that it's not a quill and it looks funny, blah blah blah, but I'm comfortable and that's all that matters to me when I ride. I couldn't care less about beauty pageants.
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Originally Posted by CLEVE RIDER
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I really don't mind the whole visual of the set-up. I know some purists will cry foul or whatever that it's not a quill and it looks funny, blah blah blah, but I'm comfortable and that's all that matters to me when I ride. I couldn't care less about beauty pageants.
Actually, with that Cannondale's tubing appearing to be slightly oversized compared to the classic steel dimensions, I don't think there's as much of an issue visually. I like how it turned out for yours more than how it looks on my Raleigh with thin steel tubes.
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What is the point of these adapters? As far as I can tell, it lets you use a threadless type stem, and the advantage is that you can make changes without removing brake levers and handlebar tape. Is that what this is about?
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Another Option: Soma High Rider Stem Adapter (Threaded steerers)
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Nitto quill to threadless adapter.

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What is the point of these adapters? As far as I can tell, it lets you use a threadless type stem, and the advantage is that you can make changes without removing brake levers and handlebar tape. Is that what this is about?
I was looking for something that would give me the option to have a rise in the handlebars. Not just with the height, but angle as well. I have a Technomic on another bike and the height is great, but I have to angle/turn the handlebars back toward me to get comfortable.
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Originally Posted by CLEVE RIDER
I was looking for something that would give me the option to have a rise in the handlebars. Not just with the height, but angle as well. ...
If that's the main driver, a dirt drop stem would be an option, too (say, for next time).
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Technomic stems are available in reaches short to long, so finding a different one might help, but you can also use a tall, steeply-angled threadless hybrid stem with a quill adaptor, as I did. I needed an additional 1-2" of lift over the stock setup on my RB-T so ordered the Nashbar adaptor. Turns out that while it is a 22.2 diameter quill to fit the steerer tube, the top is 1 1/8" diameter so you need a stem to match and mine was for 1" so I had a nearby machinist turn it down for $10.
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Nitto Quill to threadless adapter.

Originally Posted by thumpism
Technomic stems are available in reaches short to long, so finding a different one might help, but you can also use a tall, steeply-angled threadless hybrid stem with a quill adaptor, as I did. I needed an additional 1-2" of lift over the stock setup on my RB-T so ordered the Nashbar adaptor. Turns out that while it is a 22.2 diameter quill to fit the steerer tube, the top is 1 1/8" diameter so you need a stem to match and mine was for 1" so I had a nearby machinist turn it down for $10.
I actually purchased another Technomic for my SR300 in 90mm reach as opposed to a 100 which I feel is too much for me.
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