Bicycle Mechanics - How to measure Nitto Stem extenson?
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09-18-12, 04:41 PM
I have a Technomic. From center of bolt head to center of clamp, measures 8.5cm.
They only make 6,7,8,9, etc. cm stems from what I have seen.
What am I doing wrong?
09-18-12, 06:18 PM
Are you measuring the center of the clamp perpendicular to the extension, or from the same angle as the quill?
aren't nittos measured funky compared to other stems?
09-18-12, 07:47 PM
If you pull the stem out most Nitto's have the sizing marked on the lower half of the quill yours is likely a 80mm stem since that was the most common size for these.
Here is a diagram on the Nitto website showing how they measure stems.
09-19-12, 01:41 PM
Thanks. That is great. Where did you find that?
I was measuring from the center of the bolt head, along the top of the extension, to the canter of clamp.
I will measure it the way they have it in the picture. Thanks again.
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