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Azonic Ground Zero Stem

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Azonic Ground Zero

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jace mace a Downhiller from the shore

Date Reviewed: September 2, 2006

Strengths:    Lots of material (overbuilt for some...weighs in at 515gm according to a google search.)
You're way behind the axle...good for top-heavy (body-builders...like me, and others with large/heavy pecs and shoulders) people who like to do steep rock faces etc.

Doesn't flex at all (I do use a moto-cross protaper bar) even though it's a top faceplate clamp whick puts pressure on the bolts and is a farley narrow clamping surface compared to direct moto style mount, which are typically farther apart.

Weaknesses:    Clamp down threads are the rotor sized bolt width (not sure of tech. desription right now) and not brake bolt and/ or typical stem bolt width (such as this stem)...therefore they easily strip.
Knees can hit the bar.
28.6 diameter and not the typical os 31.4
Not quick to re-allign after they are off-center...i.e there are many bolt to tighten and lossen...which can slow down your anxious trail buddies.

Bottom Line:   
nice and stiff, be carefull of how much you tighten the long compresion bolts.
Keeps you way back for steeps. knees can hit the bar.
have to use a 28.6 bar (moto, chubby by azonic.)

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Favorite Trail:   shore, whis et al

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Hammer Stem by Azonic...smiliar stem to hammer by control tec, diabolus ,funn serial killa, dk tank and similiar "shorties".

Bike Setup:   saint, C king, race face, answer, azomic, hadley, sun..etc.

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