Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Somerset, KY -- near Lake Cumberland
Bikes: 1980 Univega; 1985 Ross; 1994 Trek 1400 -- all road bikes
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Adustable stem helped in century
I recently had my bike mechanic install an adjustable handlebar stem, which allowed me to raise my bars. This hurt my aero-dyamics somewhat, but helped me to complete my first century with no lower back problems. The new stem cost $20, plus $5 for installation.