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Raise handlebar stem on a K2 Attack Mountain bike

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You can't tell without looking to see what is on the bike but if it is a thread-less stem you can try taking handlebar off an then take stem off head tube and turn it a 180 degrees, the two are connecting the opposite things. that should raise the angle of the stem and bring handlebar up. that is a free solution.

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SOURCE: How can I raise handlebars on a 26 in. Mountain

You need an Allen wrench (a.k.a. hex key) to fit the bolt head right in the middle of the handle bars. Loosen this bolt just 2 or 3 turns then tap the head with a soft hammer or block of wood and a hammer. Then pull the handle bar stem up (and all of the way out so you can see how the wedge-shaped nut at the bottom of the stem works). Look for a mark on the stem telling you how high you can safely raise the bars (you have to leave enough of the stem inside the tube so that it will be strong.) Put it back in and tighten it up. If you found this helpful, please vote. Good luck

Posted on Jun 24, 2010

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SOURCE: how do i heighten the handlebars on a carrera mountain bike?

Loosen the bolt on the top of the handlebar stem few turns, then tap it with a hammer, this should knock loose the plug and the bars should move,

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 20'' Mongoose BMX - How can i adjust handlebar height?

You need to unscrew the circular nut like thing on the stem all the way off and pull up hard on the bars and it should come up, try spraying some lucricant on the stem to loosen it if needed.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: I cannot adjust the height of the handlebars on the 20" Mongoose

some bikes u cant only the seats can adjuct

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: loose handlebars on a Mongoose XR-75 mountain bike

Check the splines on the handle bar. Just loosen the "clamp" and slide the bar over to one side enough so you can tell if the are stripped or not. If they are then replace the bar, if not then reassemble and try to put a littlle extra torque on the bolt.

I have noticed with the 2 of these bikes that I have that the bars do not like to stay tight for long, they tend to work thier way loose about every other time we use them. I just keep tightening them untill the splines strip, then pick up a new bar.

Contact Mongoose for parts info at: www.Mongoose.com under "about" click ask mongoose.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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