no creaking on my 100mmX6degreeX26mm stem. had it about 500 miles now. but, i bought it used off a teammate who used it for 1 year. she never had any problems with it creaking or the bolts or anything. so id give it about 1.5 years (it was sitting unused for half a year when she got a new bike, before she parted and sold it, which is when i got it) so lets say easily 3500 miles of racing/training and no problems to speak of.
I have two WCS stems that I've been riding for over a year and they do not creak. I just bought a 4-Axis since I bought a Zipp SL bar for my one bike but have not installed it yet. The 4-Axis came in at 121 grams in 110mm length and when I fit the titanium bolts should be about 114 to 115 grams.
Syntace F99. I have mine on a carbon steerer (TCR Composite) holding a Zipp Contour carbon bar.
No creaks, looks better than the Ritchey WCS it replaced, comes already with top cap, Ti bolts and bolt grease.
Got mine at a lower price than a new WCS, because of good relationship with shop owner, but price should be comparable.
Have to say it: looks a WHOLE LOT BETTER with the steerer tube cutout (lettem see your carbon steerer--or create some contrast with an aluminum steerer) and simple dark black textured finish (beats the flat black of the Ritcheys). Really finished off the look of my front end.
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