HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 33 posts ] 
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: carbon stem cap
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 6:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 26, 2002 3:42 pm
Posts: 1021
Location: in Colorado
Who has a carbon stem cap?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: carbon stem cap
Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 6:32 pm 
  • 16.90 € (including 19% VAT)
  • 415 components


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 6:54 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:00 am
Posts: 1045
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Image

http://www.bbbparts.com/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:04 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Mar 08, 2004 10:24 pm
Posts: 78
FSA makes one too.


Attachments:
superstar.jpg
superstar.jpg [ 38.94 KiB | Viewed 1040 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:15 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:22 pm
Posts: 109
Specialized:
http://www.specialized.com/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=5096&JServSessionIdroot=wg61kiqqvy.j27005
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:29 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Aug 10, 2004 6:19 pm
Posts: 338
Hey Popawheelie Giant have one too.....


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:47 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jul 21, 2004 1:23 pm
Posts: 405
Location: medellin, colombia/miami, fl
....and of course, campy!!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jul 31, 2004 2:00 pm
Posts: 113
I have a Schmolke


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:08 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Aug 12, 2003 8:39 pm
Posts: 1234
Location: Holland
I have a Woodman Carbocap
Image

Looks sweet :D

_________________
Whow! That's a pretty damn nice garage door!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:59 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 26, 2002 3:42 pm
Posts: 1021
Location: in Colorado
The one I remember seeing was a thin flat disc with a recessed conical bolt through it. Very utilitarian and light looking.
Perhaps it is the Schmolke? I saw it on a german site.
I'm thinking of using a Carbon bolt for it.
I need the site also.
Over the winter I want to try to get under 6 kg


Last edited by popawheelie on Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:02 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:01 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:00 am
Posts: 1045
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Should not give any problems with a carbon bolt - since it's only for preloading the headset...


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:03 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:01 pm
Posts: 2477
Location: Colorado
Just leave it out, free weight savings. Just get a carbon plug in there instead, I'm doing it on my new bike.

_________________
MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT! HUH!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:52 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 25, 2004 4:17 am
Posts: 584
hi:

are those carbon caps really lighter? or is just because of the carbon look?

i use the aluminium carbon cap included with my ritchey wcs headset, and an alu. M6 bolt to adjust the headset.

Any of the carbon caps you showed have an alu bolt, or its a ti or steel bolt?

Can you send pics of the caps in scales or tell us the weights?

thanks

_________________
Happy trails !!!!!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2004 12:49 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 1:52 am
Posts: 1610
If your fork stem can take it, you can adjust the headset, set the stem, remove the expander bolt/cap and put in this Schmolke cap. 5g, $40.

I would check compatiblity with your fork. In may case, with an AlphaQ Sub3, Hi-Tech actually recommended against its use.

http://hi-techbikes.com/cgi/display.cgi?SCHM_Carb_Top_Cap

Image

_________________
"Gimondi è un eroe umano, che viene sconfitto ma che continua la sua corsa fino a tornare a vincere." - Enrico Ruggeri


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2004 1:04 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:01 pm
Posts: 2477
Location: Colorado
Thats exactly what I'm putting on my new ride.

_________________
MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT! HUH!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2004 1:16 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 1:52 am
Posts: 1610
SL, have you checked to see if it's OK w/the Ritchey fork? I only ask because Hi-Tech were very upfront about the fact that removing the expander assembly (in my case the Sub3) would increase the chance of the stem then potentially crushing the fork stem (the Sub3 has thin walls).
At that weight the Ritchey must be fairly thin too?
They sell the Schmolke cap, but they did say it won't provide much resistance against stem bolts and advised a particular prudence....I guess just be very careful w/the torque.

_________________
"Gimondi è un eroe umano, che viene sconfitto ma che continua la sua corsa fino a tornare a vincere." - Enrico Ruggeri


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2004 1:16 am 
  • 16.90 € (including 19% VAT)
  • 415 components


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 33 posts ] 
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], LoggingMiles, MNX1024, RL7836, Yahoo [Bot] and 64 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. titanium stem vs carbon stem?

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

Lemule

21

1934

Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:58 pm

Lemule View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. zipp sl carbon bars / service course sl alloy stem weighed

in Road

strobbekoen

4

966

Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:26 pm

mdeth1313 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Stem-Bars Weighing. Shimano Pro Vibe and Carbon Bars

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

Zigmeister

15

1502

Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:06 pm

Zigmeister View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Stem cap help!

in Road

TrekUk

5

841

Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:19 am

TrekUk View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 3t arx ii stem

in Road

PoorCyclist

6

745

Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:12 am

euan View the latest post


It is currently Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:28 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB