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 Post subject: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:45 am 
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I have a Cannondale with 1,5" front fork and SI alloy stem and handlebar (1 piece) that I want to swap for a carbon stem/handlebar.
Carbon bars are not the problem to find, but I seem to run out of luck when it comes to stems.

Anyone ever found a 1,5"carbon stem? Very light alloy would also be OK.
All I can find is 1 1/8".

1 option I have: Buy a Cannondale alloy stem that seems very expensive to me ($70,-)

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 Post subject: Re: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:20 am 
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Just keep in mind if you are talking Cannondale SI steerer/stem, they are not 1,5 but 1 9/16 inch.


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 Post subject: Re: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:15 am 
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Front fork is a Rigid Fatty.
All I found was that it should be a 1,5", but I will do some measuring tonight.

I assume that finding a 1 9/16" stem will be quite impossible?
I love my rigid fork, but want to add some softness by using a carbon handlebar.

From the Cannodnale site:
Stem:
Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar 7 deg.
Headset:
Tange Custom 1.5"

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 Post subject: Re: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:22 am 
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An italian mfr FRM offers an alloy/carbon stem.

FRM LEFTY Web-Stem CF Ti



Cif wrote:
Front fork is a Rigid Fatty.
All I found was that it should be a 1,5", but I will do some measuring tonight.

I assume that finding a 1 9/16" stem will be quite impossible?
I love my rigid fork, but want to add some softness by using a carbon handlebar.

From the Cannodnale site:
Stem:
Cannondale Si Urban OPI Stem/Handlebar 7 deg.
Headset:
Tange Custom 1.5"


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 Post subject: Re: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:10 pm 
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Here is one more option: http://bikethomson.com/stems/lefty-head ... -mountain/
But I think your one piece stem/handlebars looks best.
Please post some pics of your Bad Boy.


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 Post subject: Re: 1,5" Carbon Stem
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 2:15 pm 
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Reason for wanting to swap is that I want to have a carbon handlebar for more comfort and have a stem length of 90 in stead of 100.

Am using the Bad Boy for light x-country and absolutely love it, just needs better comfort for 40+ miles courses

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