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Best stem length for bullhorns bars ?

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I will buy a new stem and bullhorns bars to complete my built .
What stem length do you recommend ?
My old bike had a 100mm stem and riser bars if that helps.
     
February 2, 2016 07:36 PM
Danielkbp
From: Washington DC
7 posts
2 bikes
It really depends on the bike and how you like your fit / your own proportions.
I would start off with whatever size stem you have currently and then get a longer or shorter depending on how it feels...most likely it will be shorter.
     
February 2, 2016 08:28 PM
outofstep
From: Los Angeles, CA
999 posts
15 bikes
^this.

You will probably want something shorter, but even that might not be true depending on where you like to keep your hands and your saddle-to-bar difference. Try what you got and go from there.
     
February 2, 2016 08:36 PM
pwebb88
From: Bizzzerkeley, CA
506 posts
15 bikes
At least a 200. Silly assed question.
     
May 17, 2017 06:43 PM
40degreerake
From: Milwaukee, Wi
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May 17, 2017 11:52 PM
Between 50-250mm.
     
May 25, 2017 02:50 AM
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August 16, 2017 10:37 PM
40degreerake
From: Milwaukee, Wi
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September 5, 2017 12:26 PM
ghostridethewhip
From: bay area
500 posts
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They won't fit on your bike!
     
October 6, 2017 04:10 PM
I use nitto sb-021 which have a drop. On a 57cm bike I used a 70mm stem on my new bike 54cm Bareknuckle I'm using an 80 mm just to keep things familiar. But yea no way around experimenting. I got extra 60 and 70 mm black dimension stems laying around if anybody wants. I think the general rule is that bullhorns stretch you out more than risers or drops so use a shorter stem relatively.
     
October 15, 2017 01:43 AM
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October 17, 2017 12:35 AM
bikenejad
From: San Diego
87 posts
13 bikes
General rule of thumb, for most predictable steering, regardless of bar type is a stem long enough to position the center of your hands directly above your axle. Rise is a personal comfort decision. Hope that helps a bit,
     
October 17, 2017 08:02 PM
mnmash
From: MPLS
120 posts
4 bikes

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