|Thomson stem with Carbon Fiber Steerer a No-No?||Me Dot Org|
Sep 20, 2001 4:46 PM
|A few days ago I got a (mail order) bike with a Reynolds Ouzo Pro fork and a Thomson road stem. I'm still in the shakedown phase, and I went to LBS to get the wheels trued.
While I was there the shop owner noticed the Reynolds fork and Thomson Stem combo and said that Reynolds literature said that the Thomson-type stem(internal clamp) could be very dangerous with a carbon fiber steerer.
Since I don't have the Reynolds literature, and they don't seem to have literature on line, can anybody suggest whether I should get another type of stem? If so, what type?