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ITM THE STEMS(6 posts)

Sep 4, 2002 10:55 PM
Beware ITM stems that are welded at both ends.

I am recovering from a broken stem that snapped at the weld
at over 30mph. This time a bruised shoulder and nasty abrasions.
I now hear of other riders who have stems snap at the weld
- broken collar bones,stiches and nasty cuts.
This stem is a fatality waiting to happen.

Anyone else had a problem as I need information to have
manufacturer to do a product recall.

All info on experiencesappreciated
Which stem were you using?Iwannapodiumgirl
Sep 4, 2002 10:59 PM
"The" Stem has no weldsTJeanloz
Sep 5, 2002 4:30 AM
You broke "The" stem at the welds? Mine doesn't have any welds- it's a single forged block (as most high quality stems are).
"The" Stem has no weldscottie
Sep 17, 2002 10:41 PM
Yes you are right but I and many riders have been using an ITM stem ref ALU - T and no matter how much they cost a life can be lost when it breaks at speed. At whatever price this shud not happen!

Just kep an eye open for anyone that has one as it cud be a life a stake.


Which stem were you using?cottie
Sep 17, 2002 10:42 PM
The stem is ITM make ref ALT - U


Sure you don't mean, ITM Eclypse? (nm)12x23
Sep 5, 2002 9:00 AM