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90 degree stems(6 posts)

90 degree stemskoala
Jun 22, 2003 4:53 AM
Does anybody make a 90 degree stem thats lightweight in a threadless design? Kore produced an Elite Road stem that Mercury raced on and was available but now is hard to get.Flipped my Ritchey and took off the spacer but the rise of the stem looks ugly. Would prefer a 90 with a 5mm spacer added back in.
Ritchey...C-40
Jun 22, 2003 5:51 AM
The Ritchey Comp is made in a 90. If a Ritchey 84 degree stem is flipped to 96 degrees, it raises the bars almost 2cm. A 90 degree will lower the bars about 1cm.

If the 96 degree stem is the correct height with no spacers, a 90 will require about 1cm of spacer. Not sure that will look a lot better, but you will retain some adjustability.
Ritchey...koala
Jun 22, 2003 1:42 PM
Didnt know about the comp. I know I will only recoup 1/2 (5mm) of the difference but I reall dont need that .2 inch. Just still having trouble with the look! Thanks C-40.
90 degree stem listbuffalosorrow
Jun 22, 2003 1:47 PM
Thomson elite 80/90or95. 200g. 26.0mm. $80
FSA K-force 90 130g 31.8mm. $190
Profile H2O 90 182g. 26.0mm. $40
Salsa SUL 90 202g 26.0mm. $65
Stella Azzurra Vice-Versa (80/??) 125g. 31.8mm. $120
or contact Serotta, Litespeed or Independent Fabrications for a custom Ti stem, but will cost you.
Thanksn.m.koala
Jun 22, 2003 6:04 PM
ITM Millenium AdjustableDathon
Jun 28, 2003 7:41 AM
I have an adjustable ITM stem. I have it set at 90 degrees. It is really nice.