Kalloy Uno Ultralight.

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Juanmoretime
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by Juanmoretime

I needed a different angle for a stem to put on my fixie. So I purchased this for the sum $22.65 shipped from a certain website that begins with E. Advertised at 116 grams.

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The finish is very good and it felt stiff enough on a short ride.

Then adding titanium bolts and washers from Toronto cycles more than doubled what I had into it. So for a grand total of $47.15 this is what you get:

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Not bad for a budget build.
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by LouisN

:thumbup:

I bought short ones for my daughter's builds and they're below 100 g :shock: !!!

Louis :)

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by Juanmoretime

I suppose I should add that it is 100mm.
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by maxxevv

Great budget weenie item there ! :thumbup:

They look like 6 or 7 degree stems ?

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by tvillumsen

It's 7 degrees!

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by 573

Juanmoretime wrote:Then adding titanium bolts and washers from Toronto cycles more than doubled what I had into it.


What spec. are the bolts on these stems please? M5, M6?

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by Juanmoretime

Bolts are M5 X 18mm. Toronto has bolts with the small washers installed.
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by 573

Many thanks.

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by BmanX

I am thinking of getting one of these for my 29er with a wider bar. I really like the weight/price on these stems. Accetone the stem and ti bolts and you have a winner.
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by damitamit

There's quite a few different models on ebay, I was quite confused when ordering but ended up with the Kalloy Uno Nine: http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-2013-KALLOY ... 1065108370?

Hasn't arrived yet, but will definitely be taking the acetone to it!

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by dereksmalls

Do you even need the ti washers? Dump them and less weight

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damitamit wrote:There's quite a few different models on ebay, I was quite confused when ordering but ended up with the Kalloy Uno Nine


From looking at loads of listings, the 7 seems to be the lightest - the 9 is listed for MTB as well as road, so I assume it's slightly stronger? 6 and 7 seem to be for road, with 7 being a higher grade / lighter alloy. I ordered a 7.

Chances are they're identical with different graphics though. :D

I'll be hitting mine with the acetone and have ordered some Ti bolts too, will weigh it once it's here.

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by damitamit

Well it arrived today! 10 days from Taiwan to the UK.

The 'nine' I bought is in fact a 'six' according to the graphics. But I'm not complaining, weight is only 3g over. It's a 90mm.

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Great, is that with the supplied bolts?

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by damitamit

Yup

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