Are Thomson stems good?

Are Thomson stems good?

For a mid-priced stem, they’re fine, there are lighter ones, and there are probably stronger ones about, but they mostly won’t be the thing that breaks on your bike, they look good for a looong time, and they have that “bling Thomson” thing going on. my son has a ‘Thompson Elite’ and it looks great !

Where are Thomson bike parts made?

Macon Georgia
Thomson Company, INC. was founded in 1981 by Loronzo H. “Ronnie” Thomson with the vision to manufacture the finest precision aerospace CNC machined parts, proudly made in Macon Georgia, USA.

How much does a Thomson stem weight?

between 147 and 184 grams
The American-made stem is available in lengths from 70 to 130 millimeters, which weight between 147 and 184 grams. A 173-gram, 50mm model for freeride and DH use is also available. All sizes are come in zero-rise, and the 90 though 130mm sizes are also available in 10-degree rise.

Why does Thomson stem?

Strong but lightweight, Thomson stems create the ultimate riding experience. Stems are available for mountain biking, road biking, and BMX.

How long does a bike headset last?

If you ride your bike in perfect condition (dry, less rugged surface), your headset can last you two years or more, depending on the level of service. If you regularly service your headset, it shouldn’t surprise you if it lasts five years or more.

How do I know my bike headset size?

You will need to measure (in millimetres) the inside diameter (ID) of the top of the head tube (above pic) and the bottom of the head tube (pic below). Measurements are rounded to the nearest millimetre. Example: a tapered frame with a 44mm upper ID and a 56mm lower ID.

How do you size a headset?

Threaded headset sizes are designated by the outer diameter of the steering column. This can seem confusing, because the head cups do not measure the named standard. The threaded standards are 1 inch, 1-1/8 inch, and 1-1/4 inch headsets.