Re: [CR]NOS adjustable Titan stem

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From: "Aldo Ross" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]NOS adjustable Titan stem
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 09:23:45 -0500

This Titan is like the one on my white Paramount:

More Titan pics at my photoalbum:

Those were available at least from the late 50s until the early 60s. Maybe earlier and/or later.

Aldo Ross

----- Original Message -----
From: "Roy H. Drinkwater"
To: classic list
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 7:22 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]NOS adjustable Titan stem

> on 2/6/01 1:19 AM, John D wrote:
> > This looks kinda cool. Are they rare? John Dunn in Napa Valley
> >
> ><blah>
> >
> Any type of adjustable stem is rare, I've only seen two of the 3ttt
> stems on ebay in the last 3 years (just picked up a Look Ergo stem @
> Westminister). This Titan is a track stem (steel) with a greater angle (80
> degrees?) to drop the bars further. I don't remember reading anywhere that
> Major Taylor invented adjustable stems... though his bike at the Museum in
> Somerville, NJ has one.
> Roy "too old for track" Drinkwater
> Lititz, PA
> p.s. My wife Janet's great uncle was Tom Cooper who raced against

> Taylor!