Nuke Proof Stem Stem

4.5/5 (22 Reviews)
MSRP : $53.49


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Nuke Proof Stem


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Aaron Howard a Racer from Orlando

Date Reviewed: November 26, 2005

Strengths:    Light, Pretty, Removable face plate

Weaknesses:    Could be lighter

Bottom Line:   
Love it for the money.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $20.00

Similar Products Used:   Moots, Azonic, Titec

Bike Setup:   Xtr, Ellsworth, Thomson, king, Azonic

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by eric a Racer from fort worth, texas, usa

Date Reviewed: April 8, 2001

Strengths:    light...stiff...good looks...removable faceplate with three-bolt attachment...

Weaknesses:    bolts that attach stem to fork have loosened...nuke proof customer service blows...

Bottom Line:   
granted i have only dealt with my bike shop, who have in turn dealt with them, but no one is ever around to answer the phone at nuke proof...it took over a month to get stem in once ordered which was a nightmare...got wrong size/colour...when stem bolt loosened, they were no help only telling me to try and keep it tight...if the stem did not look/handle well, i would have tried something new already...

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Favorite Trail:   ruston/lajitas

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   colonel's bicycles - fort worth

Similar Products Used:   no-name brand...

Bike Setup:   chameleon frame...manitou mars c...lx/xt drivetrain...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by a Weekend Warrior from mission viejo

Date Reviewed: July 30, 2000

Strengths:    CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!!!
removeable faceplate
stickers
strong
overall looks (in addition to stickers)


Weaknesses:    stickers
availability


Bottom Line:   
i was in need of a new stem to lengthen out my cockpit and i remember hearing that nukeproof stems were made in 150mm lengths, so i made an effort to find one. over christmas i found some on clouseout at a lbs that was going out of business. i bought it for $20 and emailed nukeproof when i got home to see about getting a longer stem. i promptly received an email from a guy who's name i forget telling me what he had in stock and that i could exchange it in unused condition. i sent it in and received my new black stem in a week.

the stickers thing is correct. i sprayed some clear acrylic paint on it before i installed it. one secret, apply several coats because crashes may still take some paint off. talk about a great company, too bad the stems don't get enough exposure.

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Favorite Trail:   rock-it

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   control tech
specialized in-house brand
raceface (too expensive)


Bike Setup:   dbr v-link

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Craig a Weekend Warrior from Valparaiso,IN USA

Date Reviewed: July 23, 2000

Strengths:    Strength, durability, quality, value, I could go on if you want.

Weaknesses:    Some of the decals came off but is that a weakness. I didn't buy it so people could see what it is.

Bottom Line:   
Love it, love it, love it! Slap it on, set it up, forget about it. Buy this stem and you will not need another. Ever. I highly recommend this stem to any and all mt. bikers. Buy it and be happy.

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Favorite Trail:   Kettle Moraine

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   Kore, Control Tech

Bike Setup:   GT LTS w/ RaceFace, N-Proof, Kore and Bontrager parts.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jon a Cross Country Rider from TC, MI, USA

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2000

Strengths:    light, strong,
killer looks


Weaknesses:    Not Applicable

Bottom Line:   
If you are thinking about buying it, stop thinking and reach for the wallet. You could bottom out your fork, and taco your wheel and you still couldn't wake this stem from its nuclear winter hibernation. Oh, did I mention, it looks awsome too. I got mine used from a friend and all the stickers are still intact, with minimal damage to the paint job. Nukeproff has done an outstanding job on this stem.

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Favorite Trail:   XC loop I built

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Kore lite 3D

Bike Setup:   '98 schwinn S-10 w/ a few changes

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Chris a Cross Country Rider from Boulder

Date Reviewed: May 22, 2000

Strengths:    stiff, inexpensive

Bottom Line:   
This stem does the job. Stays put, no flex. Etched logos would have been nice, but who really cares if the stickers peel off. I've tortured it for over a year now and it's still just fine.

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Favorite Trail:   not tellin'

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Bike Setup:   Moots YBBeat

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Gavin a Weekend Warrior from Gilbertsville, NY

Date Reviewed: August 28, 1999

Strengths:    
strong light just plain old kick as and it looks awsome


Weaknesses:    
stickers peel


Bottom Line:   
This stem kicks ass i love it the stickers peel off but if you coat them with acrylic spray they are sopposed to last longer if not just call nukeproof and ask for new stickes love it 5stars

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Favorite Trail:   
enlighten me please

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Bike Setup:   
titec hellbent riser manitou sx

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Spenc a Racer from Virginia

Date Reviewed: August 19, 1999

Strengths:    
Strong
Light


Weaknesses:    
None


Bottom Line:   
After a years use I've had no problems with this stem. In the beginning I had a slight tilt in my handlebars and noticed that the handlebar holder side of the stem was welded crooked, but slightly. I sent it back to Nukeproof and they sent me a replacement pronto.

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
Icon


Bike Setup:   
98 KHS Team w/Manitou SX

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by daniel a Cross-Country Rider from dallas, TEXAS

Date Reviewed: July 27, 1999

Strengths:    
it has great colors and is stiff you can not destoy the thing I love it!!!!


Weaknesses:    
the stickers


Bottom Line:   
I love Nuke Proof over all the stickers let me down but it will be ok

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Favorite Trail:   
Tyler State park in TEXAS

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Marin house brand


Bike Setup:   
MARIN Rift Zone Manatou X vert r

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Sean a Cross-Country Rider from Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Date Reviewed: July 24, 1999

Strengths:    
Strong
good price


Weaknesses:    
Stickers peel off


Bottom Line:   
Very good stem. Great price for the weight. Really strong. But the stickers peeled off !

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Bike Setup:   
Cannondale M 500 RST Mozo fork

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Tristan a Cross-Country Rider from Pullman, WA

Date Reviewed: June 25, 1999

Strengths:    
VERY strong, Looks cool,hasn't broken after a year of serious riding.


Weaknesses:    
The stickers don't stay on to well!


Bottom Line:   
This is a really good deal! The only problem is that the stickers were easily moved and that took away from the look of it.! iT looked REALLY cool when I first got it. They should had coated the stickers. FOr that I'll give em' 4 flaming hot ones

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Favorite Trail:   
any

Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
CODA, Kore Lite 3D



Overall Rating:4
Submitted by John a Cross-Country Rider from Evansille,In

Date Reviewed: April 3, 1999

Strengths:    
Looks great,Cool badge.


Weaknesses:    
The stickers


Bottom Line:   
The stem is stiff and looks great. The wieght is ok too. The only thing is the stickers; why did they not clear coat over them? I could peel them off if I wanted. For this I give four chillies.

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Duration Product Used:   
2 Years

Similar Products Used:   
Kore,Ionic


Bike Setup:   
DEAN Ti

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by berrywise a cross-country rider from Stillwater, MN

Date Reviewed: January 16, 1999

Bottom Line:   


It's bee a year now on my race face stem and I can say I havn't found any flaws in it. The three bolt pattern works really well. I put some titanium anti seize on the bolts and they have held up fine. Ride feel is great. Stem is great.Great buy not bad price. five chilles

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Joseph Abdoualimina a racer from New Dehli

Date Reviewed: January 3, 1999

Bottom Line:   


the what you americans call Nuke proof is very very good, but it is ver very bad. i crash a lot becuase i do extreme mountain biking where your opponents can punch at you when you are going downhill, i haven't gotten married yet.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Hutch a cross-country rider from USA

Date Reviewed: October 23, 1998

Bottom Line:   


I have riden this stem for almost a year now.....well what can i tell yah...it looks cool...it is stiff...it is very resonably priced...and it works....no problems with this stem....never have any problems with it loosening up, and the paint job has held up to crashes....well for the most part....nice work nukeproof...

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