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    429 2011 L stem length

    I currently have a 110 stem on my 2011 L 429, looking to see what others are running on theirs that are about my same height (6'2)? Thinking about going to 100, but not sure if that would even make that much of a difference, as i am looking for something a little more snappy and responsive in the turns.

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    I answered my own question. Picked up a 100mm stem on the way home and popped it on before i took her out for a spin. A way different ride, very responsive on turns, but somewhat cramped.

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    I am in the same league and ride with a 90 mm stem for some time now and I would even consider going to 70 or 80mm. Running a bar of about 720mm wide which I would replace for a 740 mm bar.

    But it is al about what you prefer and your body dimensions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seandm View Post
    I answered my own question. Picked up a 100mm stem on the way home and popped it on before i took her out for a spin. A way different ride, very responsive on turns, but somewhat cramped.
    Move your saddle back accordingly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    Move your saddle back accordingly.
    Yep, did that and this thing rides like a rocket. I cannot believe i didnt do this sooner.

    I've always used a 110 stem thinking that was the only one that would work for me, as i had a 90mm on my Turner XL years ago and that just was too short.

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    What fork are you using, 100 or 120?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Killrop View Post
    What fork are you using, 100 or 120?
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