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What stem length should I get?

Old 07-07-10, 10:14 PM
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What stem length should I get?

Ok I'm 5'8", 31" inseam. I ride a 55cm frame and the stem I have now is 90mm long. I feel fine on this set up, no back or neck pain from the position. The stem I have now is a typical road style stem as far as angle goes. The Jaguar has a pretty steep drop, a 58 degree angle I believe. I plan on running a NITTO B201AA Riser bar and it has 50mm rise. I suppose it should compensate for the drop some. Now, will I need to get a different length stem or is 90mm sufficient?
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90mm for riser bars might feel a bit cramped if your drop bars give you a comfortable position.

I hope you have your brake levers worked out, since you can't use aero levers on riser bars.
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You might find this bike stem calculator handy in getting an idea what different stems will do to rise and reach on a bike. This might answer your questions.

https://www.brightspoke.com/t/bike-stem-calculator.html
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Yeah I think I'm gonna go with 100.
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