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    1" Steerer stem replacement

    2000 Raleigh R600
    http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/B...R600&Type=bike

    The stem I have seems to be 110mm to 120mm. After about a year of owning said bike I'd like to shorten my reach by about 60-40mm.

    Tried both LBS's and unable to help me. One did suggest a BMX headset possibly? I found that interesting. The Cinelli Ant looks like it would fit my application but do they make stems for a 1" threadless steerer with a 25.4 clamp?
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    Change the handlebar to a more modern bend. Many of the ergo bend bars (Ritchey, Bontrager, etc.) have a shorter reach to the hoods. If you're thinking of taking away 4-6 cm then the bike is too big to work with. It will ride very poorly with a 60mm stem on it.
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    You don't need a 1" steerer stem. 1 1/8" stems with the correct shim look better with spacers than 1" stems.
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    Purchase a shim.

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    Shims are the answer.

    Three of my four bikes have 1" steerers, and they all use 1 1/8" stems with shims.

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    the last 3T stem i bought came with the 1" shim included. I thought it was strange since the 1.125 has been standard for so long. Those Italians are nothing if not Nostalgic
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