Extralite vs Mcfk stem

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
billendk
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by billendk

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richscott
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by richscott

The 120 mm length extralite works fine for me. Even though I have a torque wrench At home I went to the lbs to have it installed


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ryanw
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by ryanw

qwe23ty wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:28 am
Go for mcfk

Stop trying to build your post count up you nonce.

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spdntrxi
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by spdntrxi

I've had some bar slippage with the MCFK.. despite using tacx carbon paste. Took everything apart and put more sandy paste everywhere...but have not had a chance to retest. Bar never slipped when I was using a ritchey streem II, but slipped with my Easton EC70 AX.

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nickf
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by nickf

I rode the mcfk only for a short while before selling it. Compared to the hyperstem I honestly couldn't tell a difference. No bar slippage on the mcfk. I wanted a lower stack so I went with the ax. I have you say the ax feels noticeably stiffer then the mcfk. Front end doesn't feel as soft. Plus aesthetically the ax system looks great with a low stack and overall smaller shape.

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