Cirrus shows gravel-bike suspension stem

Cirrus Kinekt gravel-bike stem
Cirrus uses two short links to provide front suspension action through your gravel bike steering geometry (Image credit: Cirrus)

Cirrus Cycles appears to have perfected the suspension stem.

As gravel bikers venture further off-road, terrain-induced fatigue has become an issue. Most gravel bikers refuse even simple front fork suspension solution (such as those available from Iceland’s Lauf), yet the consequences of trail or gravel road buzz can literally be numbing.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.