Threadless stems between 110 & 130-deg?

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by Just Riding Alo, Oct 17, 2003.

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  1. I'm looking for a threadless mountain-style stem with a rise between 110 and 130 degrees. I've got a
    110mm x 130-deg (i.e. 40 degrees of rise), and I'd like to find something 5-10 degrees lower.
    Steerer is 1-1/8" (28.6mm), and the bar dia is 25.4mm (standard mtb). I know about the custom Salsa
    stems, but would prefer something much cheaper. I've considered an adjustable stem (Kalloy, Zoom),
    but am a little hesitant about that type of stem.

    Any pointers are appreciated.
     
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  2. daveornee

    daveornee New Member

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    Do you have any spacers on your fork steering column?
    If so, you can swap one from under the stem to over the stem and get your bars lower.
    Salsa makes a stock 25 degree rise stem.
    I am not aware of a 30 or 35 degree mountain stem.
    Adjustable stems are fine to help you tune your position, but I don't think I would ride one unless I needed to move the bars up and down during the ride.
     
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