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Quill Stems ??(13 posts)

Quill Stems ??RickF
Aug 15, 2002 5:11 AM
Anyone know where you can get a decent quill stem these days? Been looking all over and there doesn't seem to be much of a supply.
re: Quill Stems ??qui-gon jin
Aug 15, 2002 5:41 AM
One good way to find a quill is used off of ebay or on this site. I have a 110mm Cinelli 1" quill that I have had for a few years and it is hardly used, if you are interested. I am sure many roadies have them sitting around collecting dust, and would love to get rid of them.
re: Quill Stems ??Andy M-S
Aug 15, 2002 5:41 AM
They're still out there. What are you looking for? If it's classical you want, visit Rivendell for some nice stems. Profile still makes some, I think Control Tech does, and ITM has a bunch.

But it really depends on what you're after. I'm currently a fan of ControL Tech (sans decals), but YMMV.
Second Rivendell--www.rivendellbicycles.comcory
Aug 15, 2002 7:28 AM
They have a small but high-quality selection, and some quill lengths you don't often find anymore.
re: Quill Stems ??Rusty Coggs
Aug 15, 2002 6:31 AM
Try the QBP catalogue at LBS or www.branfoedbike.com
lickbike.com, excell, performance, supergo or a salsa at your lbcolker
Aug 15, 2002 7:24 AM
i still see them around.
re: Quill Stems ??Old_school_nik
Aug 15, 2002 8:12 AM
Like the new Salsa stems with removable face plates... not the lightest - but not heaviest either - very very strong - at excel and supergo I think.

-Nik
nashbar and excel are blowing out their 3ttt synthesis stock.rufus
Aug 15, 2002 9:35 AM
not as sweet as the record 84, but pretty nice stems. i picked up a 110 and 120, just to have on hand.
re: Quill Stems ??Akirasho
Aug 15, 2002 12:11 PM
http://www.tri-zone.com/Catalog/Stems.html

We abide.

Remain In Light.
Cinelli Frog quill looks the bestzatchmo
Aug 15, 2002 3:05 PM
re: Quill Stems ??RickF
Aug 15, 2002 4:36 PM
Thanks for all the help. I checked out the Rivendell site and those are really nice, if a bit pricey. The others are all great choices, the only problem being that most of the mail order places don't seem to have any selection.
re: Quill Stems ??trout_bum
Aug 15, 2002 7:00 PM
www.excelsports has 90, 105 deg Salsa classic road stems on sale for $29.95. I just bought 2 90deg 110 and 120 just to have on hand. Really nice stem if your set up allows for a slight rise.
re: Quill Stems ??maximum15
Aug 16, 2002 8:44 AM
If you are looking for a 120 or 130, email me at maximum15@earthlink.net