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Getting the right reach on fitness bike

Old 05-18-22, 07:41 PM
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Getting the right reach on fitness bike

I currently owm a fitness bike for 2 years, but I always felt the stack and reach were a bit less, especially the reach.

how many mm can I extend the stem at maximum , where otherwise I should just get a different bike ?
ciurrent stem is 100 mm , 7 degree rise
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Old 05-19-22, 12:19 AM
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There's no "maximum " stem length, but once you get beyond 120mm, you're might be on a too-small frame. But it all depends on all kinds of other measurements, and not everyone is built the same. Look at a bike fit calculator.
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Old 05-19-22, 10:01 AM
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It depends on the exercise bike. Many spin bikes donít have a lot of adjustment. Unless you buy a gym model. What brand is the bike?
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Old 05-19-22, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Ed Wiser View Post
It depends on the exercise bike. Many spin bikes donít have a lot of adjustment. Unless you buy a gym model. What brand is the bike?
A fitness bike isn't necessarily a stationary bike. https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/b...-bikes/c/B420/
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120mm-130mm stems are not uncommon. If you think this will solve your fit problems, no reason (other than cost) not to give it a try.

On the stack, you can just try flipping your current stem to see if lower is better - or maybe I'm reading your post backwards and you think your current stack isn't high enough? If you want something higher, you can buy stems with more rise.
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Old 05-19-22, 03:10 PM
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Sorry have not heard of a Fitness bike. They come up with crazy name for bikes now

Consider every bike a exercise bike. But mostly indoor bikes.
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Old 05-19-22, 10:43 PM
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Trek uses the term to describe their FX line of roadish flatbar hybrids. They seem to have a very short reach.
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