Steering Masterclass: How Stem Length Affects Your Steering Speed
These bike stems look insane. Seriously, a 0mm stem length? Have Analog Cycles gone completely mad???
According to Analog Cycles, the 0mm Discord Creemee stem helps riders to achieve a higher and shorter cockpit than typical, and there is no doubt about that.
But what about the ‘twitchiness’ of the steering? After experimenting with zero millimetre bike stems for a while, the guys at Analog Cycles say the difference in twitchiness is negligible.
Today, we’re going to run the numbers and find out how short bike stems affect steering twitchiness, and I think you’ll be really surprised by the results.
But first, let’s dive deep into the role of bike stems.
Stem Length: Just One Part Of A Steering System The 0mm Discord Creemee stem looks kinda crazy. Image: Analog Cycles
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