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Dec. 23, 2019, 10:58 a.m. -  Skyler

I'm curious to hear more discussion on how fork offset and stem length play together.  I just installed Works -1* headset in my full-suspension bike, and bumped up to an unfashionably long 60mm stem to compensate for the loss of reach and the further forward optimal weight balance. My Rocky Instinct BC really comes alive when I get my weight forward, and this forward riding position is instantly rewarded with amazing cornering. So, making this forward position more comfortable with a longer stem (the bike already felt a tad short to me), and less terrifying, with a slacker head angle, is something I'm really looking forward to trying.  Geometry has evolved a lot in the last few years, and it seems to me like the next frontier is to start thinking more about weight balance, grip position relative to the steering axis, and all that bar/stem/fork offset jazz. I hadn't really thought about how offset and stem length play together I'm very curious to learn more!

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