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Old 05-26-11, 08:55 PM   #1
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Bar position plot for different stems...

Folks,

I put together a simple spreadsheet to show relative changes in bar position for different stem lengths, angles, and spacers. It was driving me crazy trying to visualize how a particular stem would change the bar position. I hope you find it useful.

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Please see link to most recent file in following post.

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Old 05-26-11, 11:09 PM   #2
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It drives me nuts too and I use this :

http://www.brightspoke.com/t/bike-stem-calculator.html
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I like this one for visually comparing two stems: http://alex.phred.org/stemchart/
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Nice! I did not account for the head tube angle, but plot the positions relative to each other using the head tube as a reference.

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Great links guys! Thanks.

Here is the improved (aka corrected!) version of the XLS.

BarPositionCalculator.zip


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I was using this chart, but the interactive sites shown above are better.
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I was using this chart, but the interactive sites shown above are better.
This was my go-to chart for years until I was recently helping my step-dad figure out what stem to get and he showed me the site I referenced. So glad he shared it with me.
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