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handlebar/stem combos for dorados

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  1. 92SE-R

    92SE-R piston slapper

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    Since the dorados are so tall, how are you guys keeping the handlebar height down? Anyone have the race face atlas flipped upside down? How does that actually work?
     
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  2. ianjenn

    ianjenn Turbo Monkey

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    I have been using the Answer Negative Rise stem and a 20mm rise Pro Taper. Use the drop crown and sink it as low as you can go.....
     
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  3. mtg

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    I have a Dorado with an Answer DM stem set to 50mm, and I also have experience with the Race Face Atlas DM stem on the fork. On the Atlas stem, in the drop/50mm length, and Atlas handlebars, you can get the bars low as long as you roll them just enough to clear the top of the fork tubes.

    Basically, for a low handlebar, you need a 50mm stem length. The Atlas DM stem in the 30mm length on a Dorado requires a higher bar configuration.

    You can kind of see it in these pics:
     
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  4. 92SE-R

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    Do 2013 dorados come with the drop crown still?
     
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    Running a Sunline DM stem with a Race Face Atlas FR bar on my Dorado MRD, and it is flawless - doesn't seem too high or something. It's very comfy!
     
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  7. Carraig042

    Carraig042 me 1st

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    I use the same stuff just like i did on my 40. I am versatile.

    Don't worry bout the stupid numbers, just run what is comfortable.

    -Brett
     
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  8. Foxbat

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    I have a Dorado on my DHR and I run a 50/55mm Twenty6 direct mount stem to run my bars below the top of the upper fork legs just like mtg posted. Works great.
     
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    Burgtec direct mount stem with Chromag OSX bars (780mm and 310 grams) The bar has a low profile rise, and a perfect 5 / 8 degree, rise / sweep.
     
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    Thomson direct mount stem and Thomson DH bars would be the way to go.