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Stem Length Inquiry

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Old 10-16-06, 02:27 PM
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Stem Length Inquiry

Is the stem length determined from the center of the steer tube to the center of the handle bar?

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Old 10-16-06, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Coyote!
Is the stem length determined from the center of the steer tube to the center of the handle bar?
Yep. Running along the line of the extension, so a riser stem will put the bars farther back than a traditional "7" stem of the same nominal length.

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