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 Post subject: Light 1 inch stem?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 5:25 am 
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Any ideas on a good light stem (<=125g, 105mm) in 1 inch? So not a 1 1/8th stem with a shim. Looking to drop the weight of the shim.

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Syntace F99 - 1" about as light and as good as it gets.


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i think they use a shim on the one inch.

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A light 1"1/8 stem with a light shim will be the lightest. Nobody makes new light 1" stems


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Nobody makes 1" stems anymore. You can drill holes in the shim as long as you get rid of the sharp edges and cut the weight some that way.


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Make a custom drilled Al or if possible carbon shim


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I do make custom stems.

This in what I have been using in this summer:

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OS-size bar,10mm spacer included,very rigid and weights 120mm with ti 4X bolts 114.8g.

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