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    What stem to buy

    I am looking at getting a shorter stem for my bike and love the look of the hope's, however these probably go a little bit over my price limit. Does anyone reccomend any stems for me that are under $75? I am looking at getting a 70mm length.

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    Salsa stems are nice and fairly cheap at jenson

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    What stem to buy

    The Syntace Megaforce 2 is my favorite new stem. $62.99 at ModernBike with free shipping.
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    truvativ stylo.

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    Re: What stem to buy

    I've seen some cool chromag ranger stems on the classified section every now and then, but if you want a new one stylo is a good deal for most.

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    Thomson stems are just a hair over $75 and the x4 is the bomb diggity

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    thomson is the only company that makes stems

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    What stem to buy

    Ibis makes a great stem for the money. The Settle house brand stems are also a great value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CDMC View Post
    Ibis makes a great stem for the money. The Settle house brand stems are also a great value.
    I think CDMC meant Sette, which is the house brand of pricepoint.com (weird name for a mountain bike vendor, but I've only had great experiences with them).

    If you're after a short stem purely for functionality over a certain brand name, then just wait for sales and clearances. I've gotten a 60mm Kore for $30 and a 50mm Husselfelt for $20 from sales in the past.
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    Thomson is all you need and will ever want.

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    Another vote for Thomson.

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    Easton Haven is just as good if not slightly better than Thomson. I have several Thomson X4 so I'm talking from experience. Can be gotten for $60-65 if you shop carefully

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    What stem to buy

    Quote Originally Posted by Zuarte View Post
    I think CDMC meant Sette, which is the house brand of pricepoint.com (weird name for a mountain bike vendor, but I've only had great experiences with them).

    If you're after a short stem purely for functionality over a certain brand name, then just wait for sales and clearances. I've gotten a 60mm Kore for $30 and a 50mm Husselfelt for $20 from sales in the past.
    Yep, typo, I meant Sette. I also second the Easton Haven. I have run Thompson stems for years and chose the Haven when going to 31.8 as I felt it was a better stem.
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