Black Market Underboss Stem

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Black Market Underboss  Stem IMG_2883 copy
C70_91414620_1287686557 C70_89189040_1287686576 C70_91239620_1287686596 C70_87538170_1287686617
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    “Sweet Stem!!”

    The Good:

    Rise and Length are spot on! Graphics are legit!

    The Bad:

    The bolts are weak, damaged 2 of them in a nasty crash!

    Overall Review:

    The Blk Mrkt Underboss Stem is a good stem for it's price, maybe not the lightest nor the best, but it's good looking and cheap! Will do the job if your not a weight weenie and if you're on a budget!

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    Vital MTB member Paking
    3320 Paking http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/3320/avatar/c50_106420020_1278467953.jpg?1290159509 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/Paking,3320/all 07/06/10 5 3

    “So-so stem”

    The Good:

    Looks pretty amazing in polished colour, kind of light.

    The Bad:

    Tiny hardware, slips like crazy, bolts strip instantly, friend of mine had the threads just rip out of the stem body.

    Overall Review:

    I'd be hard pressed to recommend this stem by any metric, there are lighter, cheaper, better-looking, better-performing stems out there.

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    Vital MTB member CR-
    155 CR- http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/155/avatar/c50_89090890_1249145621.jpg?1290150230 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/CR,155/all 08/01/09 1 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/CR,155/setup 4 10 5

    Specifications

    Riding Type Cross Country, Trail, Freeride, Downhill, Dirt Jump / Urban, Other
    Material Full CNC'D 6061 T6 Al. Body W/ 4mm Bolts. Massive Internally Machined Cavity For Weight Savings.
    Clamp Size 31.8mm or 25.4mm ( 22.2mm coming in 2011)
    Length 50mm
    Rise Zero or 5mm Drop When Inverted
    Steer Diameter 1 1/8"
    Colors Black, Blue, Gold, Purple, Red and White
    Weight

    0 lb 6.7 oz (190 g)

    Miscellaneous 6.7 oz. /190 g. (25.4mm) or 7.5 oz./ 213 g. (31.8mm)
    Price $64.99
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