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 Post subject: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:58 pm 
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Any information about carbon lefty stem manufacturer?!

Just looking to compare with mine...wil be finish in a few days :)

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:57 pm 
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EP carbon steerer bonded to a AX stem is probably the only CF Lefty stem set up I've seen... I guess too much of a niche product for the bigger manufacturers to invest a lot in


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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:45 pm 
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DanW: Or just a nice handlebar with a stem/steerer combo by EP :)

Except that FRM had one but is pretty heavy and no reason to buy.

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:39 pm 
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Yep, the EP combos are the only nice, light stuff I've come across.

OP, does your stem integrate with the Cannondale SI steerer or with something else? Is it lighter than the 158g SI stem you posted in the other thread? I'd have thought weight will never be in your favour if retaining the Cannondale SI steerer but am looking forward to seeing what you've made


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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:12 pm 
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OK...first pics :)

..its not yet finished,need a litlLe bit of sanding,and maybe a clearcoat,will see....

..this ist first,prototype stage,my goal is around 120 g.classic opi Si stem..

..but,in the future planing to make fully integrated steerer-stem-bar combo(with Schmolke TLO,91 g. bar)

..targeted weight...less then 250 g...

a,yee..last pics is road stem...raw..

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:09 pm 
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Cool :)

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
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..on the bike...solid as a rock :P

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Looks awesome! I really like that you have kept the classic Cannondale OPI stem shape.

What is your background if it is ok to ask?


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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:37 pm 
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--yes,its ok...

... i am involved in cycling allmost all my life(now I have 45)

..actualy my education is on mechanical engineering,metal works...and last few months,start to work with carbon.. :)

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Please tell us about your lefty. Looks intresting !

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:27 pm 
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Lefty is stock 2011 DLR that come with Flash,and is only thing that 'survive' from this 26er.
From last year I am on 29 and decidet left them running...
But make same changes...make a new top cap with a cable stop,new,deeper handle that accept spring for return remote operation,and all together work with Fox remote handle.

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I would be interested in the 90mm -25 or even 30 degree as the -25 I have now is an anchor at 280g without steerer.


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si1ver wrote:
I would be interested in the 90mm -25 or even 30 degree as the -25 I have now is an anchor at 280g without steerer.


25 degree is possible,but 30 litlle dificult,because a bolt on the upper lefty crown,and weight..for 90 mm,think can be around 230g

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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
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I would be interested in a 90mm -15 deg

How is your project coming? Any idea what you would charge for these stems?


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 Post subject: Re: Carbon Lefty stem?
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Yes and how long do they usually take to manufacture?

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