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Anyone know of anyone making a short - sub 50mm 1.5 inch stem... was hoping that straitline would do one but they seem a way off?

I want a little nugget to pop on my totems!
 

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Cheers bro - actually thats what im already running although I thought it was 50 mm not 45. anyone know of any at 35mm or is that going to be too short with a 1.5?
 

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40mm is the shortest you can get because any shorter and the bars would be inside the steerer tube!

1.5" = 38.1mm, same as 38.1 (Oversize) bars, so from centre of bars (19.05mm) to centre of steerer (19.05mm) can be no shorter than 38.1mm (40mm accepted standard!).

45Thomson is your best bet i think, plus its the lightest and best looking. Raceface Diablous also make a real short D2, think its 45mm, and sunline also.
 

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Orange-Goblin said:
40mm is the shortest you can get because any shorter and the bars would be inside the steerer tube!

1.5" = 38.1mm, same as 38.1 (Oversize) bars, so from centre of bars (19.05mm) to centre of steerer (19.05mm) can be no shorter than 38.1mm (40mm accepted standard!).

45Thomson is your best bet i think, plus its the lightest and best looking. Raceface Diablous also make a real short D2, think its 45mm, and sunline also.
OS bars are 31.8? Not 38.1....
You're overthinking the question anyways...
 

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OS bars are 31.8? Not 38.1....
You're overthinking the question anyways...
Ha ha, you are correct!

I'll go back and hide inside my shell. Not overthinking though, just trying to demonstrate that 40mm is the shortest possible, (But i guess it looks like 35mm is the shortest!!)
 
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