Bontrager Race Lite Mtn Stem

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 165 grams MSRP : $80.00


Product Description

  • Forged and TIG welded from 6061-T6 aluminum
  • Two bolt steerer clamp is knee friendly with bolts rotated around the side
  • Unique faceplate design is yet another example of our attention to the details
  • 1 1/8" steer clamp size with low 40mm stack height


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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by N23 a Weekend Warrior from Elk Grove, CA, USA

    Date Reviewed: October 13, 2009

    Strengths:    Light, strong, shorter than stock stem.

    Weaknesses:    None so far.

    Bottom Line:   
    Does what it's supposed to do. Hold the bars. Best is that is lowered and brought in the bars to where I can manage the bike better.

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    Favorite Trail:   Darrington (so far)

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $20.00

    Purchased At:   eBay

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   Giant Iguana, Bontrager RaceLite, Bontrager BarEnds, Panaracer FireXC 2.1

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by KEVIN a Racer from CHICAGO

    Date Reviewed: August 29, 2002

    Strengths:    reasonable weight, stiff, strong, nice looking. This is the Race Lite version.

    Weaknesses:    none-it does what it's supposed to.

    Bottom Line:   
    It does the job. What else do you want? Some people feel compelled to buy some magnesium piece of crap stem for $150 to replace it becuase it might save some weight. The looks of this are solid too, not as nice as the thomson I had on another bike but works just as well and see no reason to buy an after market one. It seems the Bontrager race lite components on this bike get a bad rap, the sh$t is well designed and it works. I have the cash the to piss away on bike parts but don't see the need to for something like this.

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Purchased At:   stock on fuel 100

    Similar Products Used:   Salsa moto ace, thomson, titec big al

    Bike Setup:   fuel,mostly stock expcept tire of the day choice, egg beaters, and CK headset;

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Bill Liu a Weekend Warrior from Hongkong

    Date Reviewed: June 30, 2002

    Strengths:    Light, nice looking, strong

    Weaknesses:    The tread lock on the screw is too thick making it hard to screw in the stem.

    Bottom Line:   
    Nice looking stem. It is only 170gm for 120mm length & 7 degree rise. You can see the quality of that stem is the 1st class. It holds the stemp tight and that is the main function of a stem. I like this stem myself & would like to recommend to my friends. However, it is a little price.

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    Favorite Trail:   Kam Ma Luen Trail

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $57.00

    Purchased At:   Kam Luen Bike Store

    Similar Products Used:   Axiom, icon.

    Bike Setup:   Trek 8000

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