ennello stems with 11 face plate designs to choose from: pre-order now!

Union Jack, Lion of Flanders, Alpe d'Huez, pretty pink and more available; pre-orders open today

by Dave Atkinson   February 20, 2012  

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So, you've got your Thomson Team GB seatpost and your Flandria decals but there's still not enough Union Jack on your bike? You could be in luck, thanks to new Swedish brand ennello. They're doing a limited run of stems with a choice of 11 different face plates, of which the Union Jack is one.

Or if you're not from round these parts you might fancy a Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French or Italian flag, or the Lion of Flanders. There's also Thor's hammer and World Championship stripes (make sure you can live up to that one, eh) or a yellow Alpe d'Huez one with a nice graphic of the climb. There's a pink one too, and also black, although that kind of misses the point of having a fancy custom stem...

The ennello stems have been worked on by Erik Nohlin. Remember him? He was the guy that drew up those excellent Cinelli/Look mash-up bike designs not so long ago and the stem's a classy beast too. You can have one in 90, 100, 110 or 120mm lengths with a seven-degree rise, and it'll set you back between £84.22 and £103.04 at today's exchange rate.

If you fancy one then pre-orders start today for the first run of 500 stems on ennello's website - order early to get your favourite design and they'll be shipping the first batch around the end of March, ready for fitting to your posh bike just as the early summer arrives...

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holy jebus, £100 for a stem, yes limited edition, but unless its made of pure gold...... Surprise

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posted by Gkam84 [8685 posts]
20th February 2012 - 18:07

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THOR!!!

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posted by Cooks [478 posts]
20th February 2012 - 18:18

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Gkam84 wrote:
holy jebus, £100 for a stem, yes limited edition, but unless its made of pure gold...... Surprise

not that pricey really considering the low production run.

look at the Zipp speed SL if you wanna see pricey Wink

posted by quango2008 [36 posts]
20th February 2012 - 18:26

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quango2008 wrote:

not that pricey really considering the low production run.

look at the Zipp speed SL if you wanna see pricey Wink

I know, they are around double that and yes its a low production run (limited edition) but at the end of the day, its a generic black stem with their name printed on, what your paying for is the face plate, not even carbon Wink

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posted by Gkam84 [8685 posts]
20th February 2012 - 18:48

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Why is everything boring black? Bring back the shiny.

posted by localsurfer [160 posts]
20th February 2012 - 19:23

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@quango2008

Sorry mate, but printing a picture on a film and then covering it with varnish is not handicraft (which would justify the cost), it's just a simple technological process.

Even though these are beautiful, I'd never buy any of them at this price. If they do find customers, however, great for them!

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posted by mikroos [176 posts]
20th February 2012 - 19:25

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Surely just an opportunity for someone to print some cheap and cheerful stickers to stick on the front of your usual stem Thinking

posted by BikerBob [115 posts]
20th February 2012 - 19:37

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What do Cycling and Restaurants have in common?

HUGE MARKUP. Big Grin

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posted by Raleigh [1728 posts]
20th February 2012 - 19:38

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Have to say I like the Alpe d'Huez one but I'd feel a total fraud sticking one on my bike.

Wonder if they have a Tour of Qatar stage profile-themed one Thinking

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [7908 posts]
20th February 2012 - 20:13

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The Flanders one would look immense on a 'cross bike...

posted by Linkinbassist [33 posts]
20th February 2012 - 20:26

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Simon_MacMichael wrote:
Have to say I like the Alpe d'Huez one but I'd feel a total fraud sticking one on my bike.

Wonder if they have a Tour of Qatar stage profile-themed one Thinking

Get some cream enamel paint and paint the top. From the tv coverage everything was sand coloured in any case.

And dont forget to rub it down to make it completely flat Rolling On The Floor

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posted by stumps [2665 posts]
20th February 2012 - 20:36

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stem, sticker, scissors.

(its a pre production model obviously, but you get the idea... Big Grin )

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posted by Fringe [1081 posts]
20th February 2012 - 20:46

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Now Fringe thats a fantastic idea, i have some stickers from here aswell, "scan, resize, ovalise, print, apply glue, lacquer" Thinking

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posted by Gkam84 [8685 posts]
21st February 2012 - 0:51

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You'd think Rapha would've done this eons ago? Big Grin

Sean

posted by seanieh66 [193 posts]
21st February 2012 - 9:54

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