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Slammed stems

Old 08-26-17, 08:17 PM
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Slammed stems

Anybody on the forum not have a slammed stem??

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Old 08-26-17, 08:27 PM
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my long torso, long arms and flexibility dictate my stems be slammed.
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Old 08-26-17, 11:19 PM
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I don't. Guess this one's kinda close.

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Old 08-27-17, 12:26 AM
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Neck and back prohibit slamming the stem.
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Old 08-27-17, 12:50 AM
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Most of mine are slammed but I keep the hat on the top to bother the aesthetes.
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Old 08-27-17, 01:08 AM
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None of my bikes are.
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Old 08-27-17, 07:45 AM
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No slammed stems here. My typical setup is for the grips to be a little bit above level with the seat.
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Old 08-27-17, 10:53 AM
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Opposite of slammage here.
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Old 08-27-17, 11:13 AM
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Naw

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Old 08-27-17, 12:10 PM
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I don't think so:

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Old 08-27-17, 12:50 PM
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Nope, been riding the same LeMond/Guimard fit for >20 years on my FG.

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Old 08-27-17, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by bwilli88 View Post
Neck and back prohibit slamming the stem.
I'm with you on that, glad to see i'm not the only one Got back issues myself. Couldn't help but notice all the pics of bikes with slammed stems on the forum.

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Old 08-27-17, 05:24 PM
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Yeah it doesn't work for everyone. My Felt has the lowest position of any of my bikes and there's still 20mm under the stem.
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Old 08-27-17, 05:55 PM
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contrary to popular belief, having the stem lower and longer actually realeives a lot of people's back problems.
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Old 08-27-17, 08:22 PM
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is it still considered slammed if you have a pegoretti extended headtube? oh, who cares.
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Old 08-28-17, 09:51 PM
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is it still considered slammed if you have a pegoretti extended headtube? oh, who cares.
If the stem physically can't go any lower by any manner, you're slammed.

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Is it still the kool kind of slammed when you have no other choice because you bought a fork with a short steer tube?












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Old 08-29-17, 01:42 AM
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Cut down the headtube or no slam points.
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Old 08-29-17, 07:51 AM
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The best kind of slammed would be if the stem was on the bottom of the head tube instead of the top. Super slam points!

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Old 08-29-17, 10:51 AM
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20mm of spacers.

I think up to ~25mm of uncut steerer on top actually looks nice.

No one has mentioned 0 deg and positive rise stems = disqualification.
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Old 08-29-17, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by bonsai171 View Post
The best kind of slammed would be if the stem was on the bottom of the head tube instead of the top. Super slam points!

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Old 08-29-17, 11:37 AM
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Old 08-29-17, 07:32 PM
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Wow, someone actually did it already! The stem could be closer to the tire though. LOL.

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Wow, someone actually did it already! The stem could be closer to the tire though. LOL.

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No one has mentioned 0 deg and positive rise stems = disqualification.
I fail.
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