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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:19 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I was just thinking, every time I see images of Cook Bros MTB VGS stems, it is always the stem alone (i.e., not installed in a bike).

Can someone show me what those beauties actually look like in a fully built bike?


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:36 am 
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These are not worth the $1000 asked for on ebay :lol: I like the look of the long ones on the two Wickeds. Not my bikes btw.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:44 am 
Dirt Disciple

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Oh great pics many thanks!!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:49 am 
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Not the nicest looking stem, maybe if they weren’t all 150mm plus with massive rise they might look a little less awkward, some nice bikes BTW
The bottom one looks like it could belong to Mike Muz with its 420mm seatpost


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:15 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I think up close and uninstalled one can better appreciate its unusual and (admittedly subjective) attractive design:

http://www.bikepro.com/arch_products/stems/a-cook.html


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The do look much nicer off a bike, they just don't go with the form of any other part.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:47 pm 
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They maybe only work with some builds. Like it on this Newsboy 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:11 pm 
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ishaw wrote:
The do look much nicer off a bike, they just don't go with the form of any other part.


Apart from with matching Cooks cranks and QRs of course.

They match the form of those pretty nicely... :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:53 pm 
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Nice bike that Ti one!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:09 am 
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I had a cook bros stem on my fat chance titanium around 1995. i've got some photos of it somewhere


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