ENVE has a new MTB Stem, in Alloy

The Utah-based brand has a new aluminum mountain bike bar-holder on offer that comes in 35, 50, and 65mm lengths.

Surely you’ve seen an ENVE carbon stem on someone’s bike over the years, with its sleek carbon design and boutique price tag. The Utah-based brand has a new aluminum bar-holder on offer that comes in 35, 50, and 65mm lengths with either 31.8 or 35mm clamps for $125/€145.

ENVE has always made parts from aluminum for their testing and prototype needs, so creating new stems and hubs from the material was a simple step. However, the full production of these stems will not take place in-house. Vice President of Engineering, Scott Nielson, says, “While we certainly have the capability to machine this product in-house, we do not have the bandwidth given our machine shops are at full capacity. In addition, we wanted to forge the billet before machining which allows for a stronger, more fatigue-resistant stem. Given that we can’t forge locally, we have chosen a manufacturing partner who has forging capabilities in-house.”

All of the hardware for this new Alloy Mountain Stem is made of stainless steel to increase its durability, and the steerer-clamp bolts are sunken in to keep them from snagging on shorts or skin.

The 35mm option.

Head over to the ENVE site for more info or compare prices here.

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