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Old 06-16-20, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by fishboat View Post
Thank you! for your contributions to mtn-->drop bar conversions over the years. I ran across your 950 conversion from a couple years ago..nice bike. I did some research back to 2005ish and your posts have been a great help.
Your welcome, it was fun to play around with, but I ended up converting everything back after I crashed and badly broke my wrist (different bike). The reach on the 950 was always stretched since I was forcing myself to use a 31.8 bar. The shortest 31.8 clamp quill stem was 90mm and I didn't want to use a threadless adapter. I tried it with that 950, a Stumpjumper and a size smaller IBOC team and just couldn't get the fit right. I focus more on making the ride stable now, which usually means just wider bars.
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