Introduction

This guide will show you how to adjust the height of the handle bars and align the stem with the front wheel.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Remove the bolt cover with a flathead screwdriver.
  • Remove the bolt cover with a flathead screwdriver.

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Loosen the goose-neck (adjustable quill stem) with a 6 mm Allen wrench.
  • Loosen the goose-neck (adjustable quill stem) with a 6 mm Allen wrench.

  • After loosening the goose-neck (adjustable quill stem), it still may be stiff. Hold the wheel from turning and twist the handlebars from side to side.

  • If quill stem is still stuck then place 6 mm Allen wrench firmly into bolt and tap with a mallet.

  • Position the handlebars to your preferred height. Make sure not to pull cable and housing to tight. I could adversely effect shifting and braking performance.

  • Make sure you don't raise quill stem above minimum insert line.

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  • Align the direction of the goose-neck (adjustable quill stem) with the front tire.

  • Firmly tighten the goose-neck (adjustable quill stem) bolt using a 6 mm Allen wrench.

  • Pop the bolt cover back on.

  • If calling a bicycle repair shop, refer to it as a adjustable quill stem (technical term) instead of goose-neck as mechanic may not know what you are talking about.

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Anyone know where/how to buy a replacement bolt cover?

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