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Stem length and Handlebar reach ??? Please help...(3 posts)

Stem length and Handlebar reach ??? Please help...Edmund
May 14, 2001 8:23 AM
I am currently riding a bicycle that has a 90mm stem with a handlebar that has a 100mm reach. I plan to change the bar and stem. The bar that I plan to get has a 90mm reach (Cinelli), does that mean that I have to get a 100mm stem ? PS. I am VERY comfortable with my current set up and I would like to keep it that way. Thanks
Try it and see...but why are you changing?Cory
May 14, 2001 10:08 AM
If you're comfortable the way you are, why not stick with it?
What's your riding style?Spoke Wrench
May 17, 2001 8:33 AM
It looks to me like if you ride most of the time in the drops or the brake hoods, your position will be about the same. If you ride a lot with your hands on the top of the bar, your hands will be about 1/2 inch farther away from you.