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 Post subject: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:07 am 
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up till now, I have associated Kalloy with run of the mill low end seat posts, cheap but heavy but it seems they have branched out into stems, light ones too, best of all, light on the pocket. :mrgreen:

if the weights are to be belived, we have:

Uno 7 109g £ 21
Uno 9 110g £ 21
Ultalight 116g £ 19
Uno 6 127 g £ 18

which does seem mind blowingly good value for buying some lighntess, I suspect being so new, nobody has tried on yet?

for example

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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:34 am 
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Got this one for my Daughter's Scott Contessa 24 jr.
OS, 70mm, 93.5 grams, $27.00 CAD & free shipping.
Replaced the steel bolts with 6 Ti bolts, 83.8 grams, $15.00 from from torontocycles.com
Great weight for the money.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:40 am 
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Kalloy / Hsin Lung makes stems for lots of different brands. Their UNO-branded stuff doesn't have the cachet of the more popular companies, but the UNO stuff works well, doesn't weigh a ton, and is very inexpensive.

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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:46 am 
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I just replaced my syntace F109 by a UNO stem, hich was nearly 20g lighter... My days with syntace are gone for good.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:07 am 
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Well you might have saved 20 grams, but I never had anything from Syntace that I didn't really like. I am not trying to pick a fight and I might really like the Kalloy Uno if I had one, but everything from Syntace is generally very good. That said, if the Kalloy stuff is as good as or even 90% as good as Syntace for a lot lower price, I would definitely be a customer.

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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:58 pm 
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There is a - 17° version?
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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:23 pm 
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No -17 . When you a start going to 120/130 the weight is just ok . It's only the short stems that are really light .


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:55 pm 
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My 100mm was 97 gram, with steel bolts, so 120mm should be around 110gr? So about 105gr with ti bolts. That is still light for the money for me? It was the Uno9 btw. Haven ridden it yet.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:08 pm 
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Can somebody tell me why other brands are that expenzivo compared to Uno. Do you pay THAT much for a brand?

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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:55 pm 
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Procraft sells same stems for 3 times more bucks with their own logo, but they have 17° version!


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:11 am 
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I've been using a 60mm Grade 2.0 stem on my 29er for two months and like it very much. It was 90 grams or so (don't remember exactly) with the original steel bolts and I removed the logos with paint stripper. Kalloy doesn't recommend the Grade 1.0 stems for MTB use, only road.

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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:56 am 
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Hmmm, well as long as they don't break. Keep us updated.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:30 pm 
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Logos on these UNO stems are easily removed with acetone.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:17 pm 
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Velofreak wrote:
Logos on these UNO stems are easily removed with acetone.


great news - I was wondering about how to do that - the 110 mm stem I received weighs 115 g (is identical to the one in the photo) but has too much logo.

... but it has "for road use" printed on the stem despite being advertised as mtb hmmm..... :noidea: .... since I don't do big jumps and have suspension forks, I don't think that is an issue.


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 Post subject: Re: Kalloy UNO lwt stems
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:38 pm 
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thanks to Prefendreu, he gave me the tip when i asked him after seen his stem. It works in black anodized ones. the white ones may have the lacker layer on top of the logos, maybe. i haven't checked it but, it maybe not possible to remove the logos with acetone in the white ones. please check it and let us know.


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