Interbike 2012: Calfee Composite Stem with Hidden Campy EPS Battery, Garmin Mount

Calfee Campy EPS Stem Battery Mount 2

This year, Calfee had no offical booth.  However, a couple of gems produced by the California company were on display in the hall.  Most noteably, was this very interesting Campagnolo Super Record EPS equipped bike with a very different looking stem.  After further inspeciton, it would seem this massive bar stem combo is housing the EPS battery (heavily modified).

Hit the jump for more images, plus Calfee’s take on a Garmin mount, oh, and a pretty nice disc brake cross racer.

Calfee Campy EPS Stem Battery Mount 1

Calfee Garmin Mount 1

Calfee Garmin Mount 2

Calfee Garmin Mount 3

Calfee Disc Cross Bike

Calfee Disch Rear Non Drive Dropout


Vectorbug - 09/21/12 - 10:09pm

Hidden might not be the right word.

Ed - 09/21/12 - 10:12pm

Holly Cats! On most frames battery placement may not be exactly svelte but jeebs that oversized malformed wart of a battery holder is way, way fugly.

Meta - 09/21/12 - 10:15pm

Not bulbous enough!

ApeEscape - 09/21/12 - 10:18pm

So the battery is “hidden” in the most bulbous and ugly stem/bar combo ever? I guess different strokes for different folks, but I think the campy battery looks better than that godawful creation…

Xris - 09/21/12 - 10:18pm

It looks like it could be used as a pillow holder. Rest your head on the stem platform and let the bike shift for you!

Psi Squared - 09/21/12 - 10:30pm

That stem’s a veritable planetoid. It’s big enough to have its own weather system.

Yeahaaa!!!_ - 09/21/12 - 10:38pm

That blue stem looks funny with the black and orange

Bill c - 09/21/12 - 10:40pm

Now, with airbags.

ajbosch - 09/21/12 - 10:52pm

Who came up with the design for the Garmin mount? West Coast customs? Is the hole underneath the computer an air-intake for a supercharger? :)

MartinLTorres - 09/21/12 - 10:52pm

The one with the Garmin mount has the Di2 battery hidden in the bar, you access the battery thru the barend plug

Warp - 09/22/12 - 3:19am

Sorry, Calfee, but those things are beyond ugly.

Pablo Tan Santa - 09/22/12 - 3:48am

So clean, I love it

notmikeb - 09/22/12 - 6:37am

That’s not a stem, it’s a space station!!!

WV Cycling - 09/22/12 - 9:16am

Kill it with fire!

Tom - 09/22/12 - 10:10am

Hides battery in stem thats 5x the side of a normal stem. Pretty slick…AMIRITE???”
And wtf is up with that gaping hole under the garmin mount?

Meta - 09/22/12 - 11:07am

Oh, now, I know, This also works as a urin pouch on long rides!

Mark - 09/22/12 - 11:42am

is H.R. Giger now working for Calfee ?

killbillvelo - 09/22/12 - 1:56pm

What bar tape are they using?

earlybird - 09/22/12 - 2:15pm

Calfee should have fitted that black hole with a GoPro…

Seth - 09/22/12 - 3:16pm

Mark, as if you’d insult H.R. Giger with this crap.

RAYMOND - 09/23/12 - 7:47am


Nick C - 09/23/12 - 8:58am


Phil - 09/23/12 - 1:51pm

isn’t that the road bike action gravel racer??

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