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Thomson stem with Carbon Fiber Steerer a No-No?(1 post)

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?