Profile Design BOA Stem

3.5/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : 321 grams MSRP : $25.99


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The Profile Design Boa mountain stem constructed of 6061-T6. Weight: 277 g Bar Clamp Diameter: 25.4 mm SteererTube: 1-1/8"ThreadlessThe Profile Design BoaThreaded 6061-T6 mountain stem is available for 1" and 1-1/8" steererTubes. Quill Insertion Diameter: 25.4mm for 1-1/8" stems and 22.2 for 1" stems Weight: 277 g Bar Clamp Diameter: 25.4 mm SteererTube 1", 1-1/8"Threaded


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by nuck_chorris a Weekend Warrior from Spring,Tx

Date Reviewed: July 6, 2010

Strengths:    holds my riser bar all i can ask from it, looks good and they have plenty of sizes

Weaknesses:    aluminum- i wish it was steel

Bottom Line:   
At first i bought the threaded one that i can install directly to my fork but then i made the mistake of installing a 26 mm road bar that it isnt designed for and i paid for it because that ripped the threads off of the item. the second one I bought was the threadless one with a threadless quill adapter and it seems to be holding up well.Notice: DON'T INSTALL ROAD BARS ON THE MOUNTAIN VERSION OF THE BOA STEM

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Favorite Trail:   GMNP

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Jenson+Amazon

Similar Products Used:   OE stem that came on my bike

Bike Setup:   SS trek 850

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by billandreas a Weekend Warrior from Queens, NY

Date Reviewed: September 19, 2008

Strengths:    "Rocky BalBOA"

Weaknesses:    2 bolt plate.

Bottom Line:   
It's enough for cross country use and light free riding. I use the 130deg, 65mm length to bring my handle bars higher and closer to me. I haven't seen too many stems out there offer this degree of comfort for the casual rider (outside of adjustable stems) for threadless setups. It's perfect on my Mtn. bike-gone-street bomber. While the BOA isn't as appealing as 3D forged stems, the thick welds make this a sturdy construction. ROCKY! ROCKY! ROCKY!

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Favorite Trail:   NYC

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   JensonUSA

Similar Products Used:   no-namers.

Bike Setup:   Diamondback Sorrento 7spd, 1.5" panaracer, sram x7, shimano Hollowtech, s2 headset, profile fr bars, lx/mavic 221

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Maarten a Weekend Warrior from Belgium

Date Reviewed: April 18, 2007

Strengths:    I have the 90mm x 40° version and it's very nice geometry for me because I like to sit pretty upward but also like a flat bar for long distances, to have the use of bar ends. This stem is perfect for me on my current frame (which is a tad too big).

Weaknesses:    None that I know off

Bottom Line:   
It's very good value and plenty stiff for me although I'm 230 lbs. Haven't had problems so far. If you like a strong, cheap stem, go for it. I love mine.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $17.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager sport, Azonic ORC, Monty trials stem, XTX DH stem, Planet X meteor

Bike Setup:   1999 GT ricochet 20"

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hunter a Cross Country Rider from Angel Fire, NM

Date Reviewed: December 9, 2006

Strengths:    Hasn't broke yet

Weaknesses:    A little flex

Bottom Line:   
This stem is a little flexy. I ride fairly hard on a marginal bike. This is one part I just picked up in an emergency to get back to the race in angel fire cuz I broke the previous one. So far for about 4 years now this part hasn't broke. Although i would like something a little stiffer.

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Favorite Trail:   Rim Trail, Taho

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Bike Setup:   K2 Attack 4.0, race face, noleen

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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2013 Specialized S-works EVO Boa problems?

I'm curious if anyone else is having problems on the revised BOA 2 system? I put 2 rides on them and then became trapped in the shoe, ha! Took them into my local LBS and they went to replace the left top one. When inspecting the others, the store manager said all 4 were really bad. Replaced for f ... Read More »

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Scott MTB Team Boa shoe question

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boa lacing system

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