Why Do Professional Cyclists Slam Their Stems?

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Why Do Professional Cyclists Slam Their Stems?
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Matt Stephens asks pro bike riders at the Abu Dhabi Tour why they ride in extreme "Slammed" positions.
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In the past few years we've witnessed handlebar stems getting "slammed" to the headset bearing cover. This gives an extreme saddle - handlebar drop, something that looks like it may not be comfortable. But with a change in UCI regulations, see video, it's helped the increasing trend of "slamming"
Ex-Professional Cyclist Matt Stephens talks to pro riders and finds out if the gains are vanity or performance driven?
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