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rxco 12-20-11 04:02 PM

What is it?
 
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Hi

I really wanted to know if anyone know what this stem is. Could you please let me know. Thanks and Happy holidays!

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LarDasse74 12-20-11 06:37 PM

That is a bicycle component used to attach a handlebar to the steerer tube of a fork. It has a quill, likely 22.2mm diameter, that goes down into the fork steerer with some type of expander to hold it in place. THe length of the quill and forward extension of the stem are used to position the handlebar at a height and reach to make the bike as comfortable as possible for the rider.

rxco 12-20-11 09:18 PM

I want to know if you know the brand of the stem

JanMM 12-20-11 09:58 PM

And the model name, too, I bet.
I have no idea of brand or model.

DCB0 12-21-11 01:00 PM


Originally Posted by rxco (Post 13623507)
I want to know if you know the brand of the stem

Then you should have asked that. Thanks for clarifying.

CraigB 12-21-11 03:13 PM

It's beautiful. That's what it is.

kc0yef 12-21-11 03:31 PM

Looks like an alien or a cyclops but lets see the rest of the bike :-) and the bottom of the stem...
Have you had the stem out? should be a manufactures mark on it...

geo8rge 12-21-11 05:54 PM

If you remove it are there any markings? Even a serial number might mean something to someone out there.

itsmoot 12-21-11 07:04 PM

Assuming the OP just found a picture and doesn't have access to the bike...

Looks a lot like the silver version of this Origin-8 "Ultim-8" stem with the logo sanded/polished off:

http://www.origin-8.com/images/new_400/58333.jpg

LarDasse74 12-21-11 07:59 PM

i looked for a while through Deda and TTT and Cinelli and that ^ is the closest I have seen.


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