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Can i raise the handle bars

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PUT THE FRONT WHEEL BETWEEN YOUR KNEES AND TWIST HANDLE BARS FROM SIDE TO SIDE THEN SIDE TO SIDE AND UP AT SAME TIME THIS PART OF THE BIKE CAN BECOME RUSTED AND STICKY INSIDE TRY SOME WD40 OR ANY SORT OF OIL TO TRY AND GET IT MOVING AND BE SURE TO RE TIGHTEN NUT BEFORE USE HOPE THIS IS HELPFUL GLENN......

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Can I raise the handlebars on my Marin hybrid bike

Most likely you have a threadless headset on your Marin which means you can not raise the handlebars without replacing the stem or handlebars themselves. In addition, many times you will also have to replace some of the cables and housing because they will be too short once the handlesbars are raised.

If you do not have a treadless headset than raising your handlebars is very simple. First check to see what type of headset you have. A threadless system with have a allen head on the very top of the stem and one or two more allen head bolts on the side of the stem. The threaded system will usually have only one bolt on the very top of the stem. It is sometimes covered by some type of cap. Also on threaded headsets, there will be a large nut under the stem, which is what most people mistakenly loosen to adjust the stem. Do not touch this nut, it will adjust the headset. Same goes for the allen head on the treadless headset, it will also adjust the headset so don't touch it.
So if you have a threaded stem, simply loosen the allen head or nut on the top of the stem and raise the stem up. Make sure you do not go above the max line and that you are still able to turn the handlebars freely.

Hope this helps. If you need any more help you can connect me at elijah@starbikesfl.com. Thank you

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Schwinn Impact MOS.....can the handle bars be raised...

In order to raise the handle bars, you will need a hex key. Put it into the hex indentation at the top. Turn it left to loosen it. Then raise the handle bars to the desired height.

Posted on May 22, 2010

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Hey joe - Sounds like you have a classic stuck stem. Here are a couple things to try.

1 - Loosen the stem through the top bolt so the wedge is loose, but not removed. The give the top of the stem a good hit or two with a plastic mallet. That should break the bond between the steerer and the stem. If that does not work...

2 - Use liquid Wrench and drip around the stem so it seeps in-between the stem and steerer. Let sit a while then try the plastic mallet again.

sometimes you will need to work the stem back and forth a bit by using the handlebars as leverage and bracing the front wheel between your knees.

If neither of these get your stem loose, then it's time to take into a bike shop.

BTW - stems have a maximum insertion/ extension. There is a line of max extenstion that should be on the shaft when you get it removed. If you discover that the stem will not raise your handlebars enough, then you can get a replacement stem with a higher shaft and greater angle to lift the bars up.

Posted on Nov 18, 2010

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