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    Carbon Bar Torque Values?

    I have FSA carbon bars and do not know how much to tighten the stem clamp. Anybody know the torque specs for this setup?

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    It will depend on the stem's configuration and whether it has two or four clamping bolts. I'd contact FSA for a recommendation.

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    The only published torque value I've seen for CF steerers or handlebars is 5 NM. That has become my "rule of thumb". If you can find better information use that instead. It is important to bring the torque up gradually alternating between bolts.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al1943 View Post
    It is important to bring the torque up gradually alternating between bolts.
    Al
    Good point, particularly with a 4-bolt face plate. Also, try to keep the gaps at the top and bottom of the faceplate even.

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