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Ritchey is arguably the most well known brand for bicycle components in the world. With 40 years of history making breakthroughs on the bicycle world, Ritchey is a synonym for reliability, durability and high-end design that helps you achieve more and more.
At 103 grams this is lightest, most advanced alloy stem in the Ritchey line, and possibly the world.
This revolutionary patented design starts with a bar clamp that wraps a full 260 degrees around the handlebar to distribute clamping stress more evenly through the handlebar, faceplate, hardware and stem body. The steer tube clamp uses three bolts and a curved slot to reduce clamp stress on the steer tube.
The body is 3D forged from an advanced 7050 aluminum and internally machined for further weight reduction. Premium quality CrMo steel bolts are used throughout, but in a smaller T-20 Torx size that shaves a few more grams with no sacrifice in strength or rigidity.
The resulting CEN-approved stem is 20 grams lighter and even stiffer than our already stiff and lightweight 4Axis.
C260 bar clamp creates a larger stem-to-bar interface, drastically reducing bolt stress
Material: 3D forged and internally machined 7050 alloy body
4 x T-20 faceplate bolts and patented 260 degree bar clamp design reduces weight, increases stiffness and distributes stress more evenly
3 x T-20 steer tube bolts and curved clamp slot reduces weight and steer tube stress 5Nm torque max on all hardware
30% stiffer than Ritchey’s legendary WCS 4Axis and 20 grams lighter
Fits most road and mountain bars
Installs without removal of levers
Lengths: 70 - 130mm
Angle: 84/6 degree
Steerer Height: 42mm
Faceplate width: 36mm
Wet Black Finish
This product is offered by Bicycles Online Australia pursuant to the Terms and Conditions and is shipped from our Australian Warehouse located in North Manly, NSW. Please see below shipping options for this product.
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This product comes with a 12 month Australia Wide Warranty. In the unlikely event that you require a warranty repair, we will collect your item, repair or replace it, then return it to you at no charge. It is a requirement of warranty that you keep the original packaging for transportation.
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