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Ritchey FacePlate C260 review

We want to ensure that whether you’re spending £10K on a new lightweight race bike, £2 on a cycling water bottle or £1.5 on Ritchey FacePlate C260, that you’re getting the very best you can get for your money. In today’s Ritchey FacePlate C260 review we’re going to look at why it scores 8.5/10 in our review and why we recommend it over many of the other 235 products in the Stems category. We’ve started by giving you a top level score for each of the key areas when it comes to reviewing these products, these scores include a quality score, price score, review score and an overall score.










Ritchey FacePlate C260 reviews

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Ritchey FacePlate C260 Specification

Ritchey FacePlate C260 specs

Ritchey FacePlate C260
Feature 1

Material: 2014 Aluminium

Other Stems found with this feature: 2

Feature 2

Width: 36mm

Other Stems found with this feature: 2

Feature 3

Mount Type: 4 bolts (Bolts not included)

Other Stems found with this feature: 1

Spec 1

Colour: Wet Finish Black

Other Stems found with this spec: 2

Spec 2

Diameter: 31.8mm

Other Stems found with this spec: 2



Number of Reviews
Review Score

/ 5

Average score in category: 4.5


  • . Displaying the quality of your stem setup for all to see, this Ritchey faceplate fits all 31 8mm WCS C260 stems. Made from a tough aluminium, it adds a fine finish and durable protection to your stem. Features: Material: 2014 Aluminium Width: 36mm Mount Type: 4 bolts (Bolts not included)Buy¬†Ritchey Components¬†from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Product codes: 796941314640
  • 200.STA365.652

No matter what type of bike product your buying, from the simple accessories through to the full setup of your custom built road bike, there are lots of important considerations that you should take into account, especially when you’re shopping online and unable to test the product first. This is especially true when you’re buying products like Stems.

Our aim is simple, help you get the very best products for your budget. Whether that’s Ritchey FacePlate C260 or an alternative, we’ll do our best to find you unbiased, genuine customer reviews to help you make your decision. We’ve found 235 different products in the Stems category at Chain Reaction Cycles and we’ve also managed to find 141 products from Ritchey (although only 18 of the 141 are in the Stems category).

Our first piece of advice is for you to spend some time really getting to know what it is you’re looking for. An important feature for one person might be totally pointless and irrelevant to you, so get a good idea of what you want and need from your Stems. Note down this list of key features that your product must have, that way when you’re comparing alternatives you have a starting point to decide whether one product meets your needs or not.

Price is the next and probably one of the most important factors of a purchase, so it’s really worthwhile spending a bit of time analysing the price of Ritchey FacePlate C260 and seeing how it stacks up against those offered by different brands or even other alternatives from Ritchey. Below we’re going to get into the detail of Ritchey FacePlate C260 to help you see how the prices stack up.

We start this price analysis by looking at the price you can expect to pay for Stems. There are 235 different products available at Chain Reaction Cycles, and of those 235, the average price is £53.27. There’s quite a variance in price in this category too with the lowest priced product we found at £1.5 and most expensive was £279.95.

The next stage we went on to, was to look at the price of products from the brand: Ritchey. The average price was £66.35 and we found that the price varies right from as little as £0.99 up to £467.95 with Ritchey products.

And finally we thought it would be good to give you an idea of Ritchey products that appear specifically in the Stems category. So you can see that the price of Ritchey FacePlate C260 at £1.5 is great value considering the average price of Ritchey Stems is £50.94 and the price varies from £1.50.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that we managed to find Ritchey FacePlate C260 during our price scan of several cycle retailers, for the amazing price of £1.5 which represents a £10.49 or 87% saving against RRP. If you think Ritchey FacePlate C260 ticks all of your boxes in terms of quality and features then it’s more than likely going to be a winner bearing in mind the price.

Ritchey FacePlate C260 Reviews

Reviews are obviously a key part of the buying process when buying any cycle gear, and that goes for Stems too. Reading reviews if going to be the closest insight you get into how good Ritchey FacePlate C260 is, without actually trying or buying it. Over at Chain Reaction Cycles we managed to find reviews scoring it out of 5. That’s a great result considering the price and quality and the fact that it’s a product made by Ritchey. In fact when you consider those points and combine it with the fact that the average review score in the Stems category is 4.5 and the average score of products from Ritchey is 4.4 it’s a steal. And actually, if you look specifically at products from Ritchey in the Stems category the average review score is 4.8.

That’s why you can see it was easy for us to give Ritchey FacePlate C260 such a high overall score of 8.5 / 10. It seems to have the perfect combination of features, quality and price making it a great all-rounder.

So our last piece of advice that we can offer is to take your time reading plenty of reviews now, you can see that there are reviews for Ritchey FacePlate C260 which score it , so it’s really worth spending a few minutes reading through lots of these to see what the key advantages or dislikes are. It will really reassure you when you come to buying online.

If you do go on to buy Ritchey FacePlate C260 or in fact any of the other Stems, we would love to hear from you. Sharing your views will really help us to write more comprehensive reviews and we will share these thoughts with customers just like you that are looking to read reviews before they commit to buying.