Kiss faceplates goodbye with Crank Brothers' elegant Cobalt 2 Stem. It's crafted from 7075-aluminum with extensive machining for maximum weight savings and premium stiffness. The Cobalt 2 also features dual-bolt clamps for the steerer and handlebar to give you pinpoint steering precision and a confident ride.
Stem angle is one of the factors that determines handlebar height. A listed angle of 0 degrees actually provides a rise of 16-20 degrees, depending on the bike's head-tube angle. Flexible, athletic riders prefer lower-rise stems, while recreational riders usually favor higher-rise stems.