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Matte Black - 90mm x 12deg
Matte Black - 90mm x 12deg

Zipp
SL Sprint Carbon Stem

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Modern marvel.

With the SL Sprint Carbon, Zipp set out to design the best performing stem on the market. But in this task, building the lightest stem they could would have been over simplistic. Understanding the demands of competitive riders, Zipp's engineers have endeavored to deliver downright impressive weight savings alongside pro-peloton-worthy stiffness and strength, resulting in a component that delivers equally on all fronts.

To achieve this goal, Zipp's SL Sprint Carbon borrows a few features from counterpart SRAM's pièce de résistance, the Red 22 Carbon Crankset. Using a technology called Exogram™, both components are built using a hollow carbon fiber that's specially shaped to minimize weight and maximize rigidity. Easy enough to claim, but Zipp has crunched the numbers and has been kind enough to inform us that the SL Sprint tips the scales at an off-the-chart 1.8 grams for each newton meter of stiffness.

Sure, these performance benefits are great on their own, but riders who know Zipp know that's only a matter of time 'til we bring up aerodynamics. The shape of this stem, right down to the included top cap, is designed for speed. Special contours derived from wind tunnel tests allow the SL Sprint Carbon to channel air with wind slicing efficiency, and provide a sleek aesthetic that's right at home on any race machine.

The SL Sprint Carbon Stem includes with stainless steel Torx® T25 hardware and an aero top cap. -12° drop. Claimed 165g weight in the 100mm size. It's compatible with 1-1/8" steerer tubes and 31.8mm handlebars.

 

Weight: 165 grams

 

Stem Angle: 12 degree

 

Stem Clamp Diameter: 31.8 mm

Matte Black - 90mm x 12deg

Stem Length: 90 mm

Matte Black - 100mm x 12deg

Stem Length: 100 mm

Matte Black - 110mm x 12deg

Stem Length: 110 mm

Matte Black - 120mm x 12deg

Stem Length: 120 mm

Matte Black - 130mm x 12deg

Stem Length: 130 mm

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Gold standard for stiffness
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by billspreston
Cycling Enthusiast
California

Very stiff stem that also manages to dampen road buzz nicely. Looks clean and stealth with the included black bolts. Heavy for a carbon stem, but it was designed to be stiff not light.

Reviewed 9/27/2018
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Looks great feels great!
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by Geoff
Maryland

This stem looks powerful, feels stiff and amazingly absorbs a lot of vibration. At 120mm length I was happy to have the same feel and confidence in the stem as I did with my 110mm aluminum. Far less elbow and writ numbness with this Zipp carbon stem.

Reviewed 7/14/2017
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Excellent
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by Andy
Westminster ca
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

I used on my new Trek Madone 5.2 2013 itwas very smooth comfort!

Reviewed 8/4/2014
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Excellent!!!!
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by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Miami, FL.
2 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

Excellent!!! Super stiff!!!

Reviewed 3/6/2014
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Beautiful and reliable
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by Anonymous
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Used these for years. Very reliable

Reviewed 2/17/2014
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