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Who makes a quill stem < 90mm?(5 posts)

Who makes a quill stem < 90mm?gemcity
Jul 10, 2002 6:45 AM
I'm trying to get my wife a better fit on her bike. She currently has a 90 deg X 90 mm quill stem. She wants her bars to come up and back.

I can find 105 deg X 90mm, which buys more up but not much back. I don't see anything shorter. Who makes a quill stem like that?

There is probably a reason why I can't find them. Will a very short stem give sketchy steering? Or, is it just an odd (un-profitable) size?

Thanks in advance!
Check EbayDave Hickey
Jul 10, 2002 7:16 AM
I've seen sizes as small as 60mm.
Here is one 80mmDave Hickey
Jul 10, 2002 7:27 AM
Profile and Salsa (nm)jtolleson
Jul 10, 2002 7:36 AM
re: Who makes a quill stem &lt; 90mm?Joe Nordic
Jul 10, 2002 11:13 AM
Nitto makes quill stems as short as 50mm.
And they are quite tall, which will help raise
the bars. They are sold by Licktons, among others.