Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:17 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:11 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2005 5:12 am
Posts: 1240
Right now, I am running an ITM mantis stem at 110 mm, with a 7 degree drop i think. I never got the chance to weigh it, but it's listed on this site as being 190 g.

I found this guy on craigslist with a ritchey wcs stem he's trying to get rid of, it is 100 mm, so 10 mm shorter than my current stem. The biggest draw for me is that it has a 17 degree drop. Right now my saddle is only 2-3 cm above my stem and handlebars. He only wants 40$ for it. The only catch is that it is an older wcs stem. He says he's weighed it at 147 grams, which isn't much of a weight saving for 40$. Oh, and also it's 1 cm shorter than what i have, but i don't think that'll be a big deal.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:14 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:01 pm
Posts: 2477
Location: Colorado
Why don't you just buy a brand new version? That way you get the right size and save even more weight.

a 110mm X 26.0 WCS weighs 103g.

They are on ebay all the time for 69.95, make sure youi get the 2004 and up though, you can identify it by colored decals, not silver ones.

_________________
MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT! HUH!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:22 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2005 5:12 am
Posts: 1240
Superlite wrote:
Why don't you just buy a brand new version? That way you get the right size and save even more weight.

a 110mm X 26.0 WCS weighs 103g.

They are on ebay all the time for 69.95, make sure youi get the 2004 and up though, you can identify it by colored decals, not silver ones.



Can you get it in a 17 degree drop? I mean, I thought they discontinued them.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:25 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:01 pm
Posts: 2477
Location: Colorado
They still make them, they are just hard to find. Ask you local LBS, they should be able to get them.

_________________
MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT! HUH!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2005 5:12 am
Posts: 1240
Yeah, because a couple weeks ago I could have gotten the team price on them, but for some reason they didn't have the 17 degree version available. And I'll be damned if I'm going to spend 70$ on the exact same stem i could have gotten for 35.

Do you think I should pick up the stem I found on craigslist?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:35 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:01 pm
Posts: 2477
Location: Colorado
Personally, I wouldnt do it, I would pony up and get the much better and lighter version.

_________________
MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT! HUH!


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Switching from Speedplay to SPD-SL: Extra Leg Fatigue

in Road

KS59

10

709

Wed May 04, 2016 8:31 pm

Rick View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. CeramicSpeed BB - really worth it?

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

addictR1

33

2984

Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:50 am

eric01 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Campagnolo Record EPS V1..worth it?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

bratz

18

2069

Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:31 pm

Butcher View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Mercury wheelset, anyone using it? Worth keeping?

in Road

depressedfish

2

423

Tue May 24, 2016 2:08 pm

2lo8 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. DT Swiss ratchet system upgrade. Worth doing?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

burglarboycie

17

1206

Tue May 17, 2016 11:41 am

PSM View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], corky, Rudi, Stalkan and 11 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:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited