Hi everyone, I am 5’5" and ride a 48cm Cannondale supersix road bike which is supposed to be the appropriate size for my height. That said, I run a short 8cm stem and have the stem slammed. I also have a 46cm supersix gravel bike and I like how it handles more nimbly compared to my road bike, despite having a longer stem 10cm. It also rocks back and forth much more readily when out of the saddle. I’m thinking of going to a 44cm supersix road bike and adding a 1cm spacer and running a 9cm stem.
Any thoughts or advice on whether this might give me a more nimble handling road bike compared to my current 48cm? Thanks.