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Adjust handlebars want to raise the handlebars

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You can't raise the stem on a Aheadset type stem/headset, they are not designed for it from the manufacturer.

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There is a single central connection to the handlebars This is called the "gooseneck". (Ther handlebars slide through the goosenect and then the gooseneck is tightened to hold the handlebars. The connector to tighten is in the front (so you do not get "injured" if you have a collison). Loosten the connector (it may be allen, or perhaps hex nut.). Raise or adjust the handlebars, then tighten. Make sure it is really tight (do not strip the threads). The handlebar has serrations to lock on to the gooseneck so the handlebar - gooseneck bolt will have to be loosened quite a bit to allow the serrations to "jump" to the next serration.

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I'm answering 7 years later. I have a Schwinn Varsity 2500 Bike made probably in 2015. The Schwinn Varsity Bike is not set up the same way as a traditional bike. I loosened the center compression bolt and the two side stem clamp bolts and it came loose where I can adjust it up or down but, there's nothing to tighten the slack up below. I did some research. My original post here was to add or remove a spacer. I think you can remove a spacer to lower but, I don't think the stem is long enough to add another one. I've seen they sell an extension that you can add-on to make the handle bars higher.

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Trying to adjust handlebars and hex bolt will not release for raising the handlebars.Any suggestions??


It's not clear which of the two styles of stems you have but it's not all that complicated.

Get a grip (pun intended) on how it works:

If you Google "adjust threadless headset" or "adjust quill stem" you will find many video demonstrations on how to adjust it.

For example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsjZx9Kg7ng

http://www.ehow.com/video_4985708_install-quill-stem-bike.html

For solutions on raising the handlebars...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/handsup.html

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How do you raise the handlebars for the animator first bike by Giant bikes?


David-

To raise or lower the handlebars, first loosen the hex screw on the top of the stem. One or two turns is all that will be necessary. Next, you will need to stand in front of the bike with the front wheel between your legs to brace it, and give the handlebars a forceful twist to the left or right. This action will break the friction of the handlebar stem and the headtube (the headtube is part of the frame where the front forks and the handlebar stem meet...). With the handlebars loosened you can adjust the handlbars up or down. Keep in mind that the stem has only a specific amount of adjustment available...there is a limit to how far it can be extended up, as indicated by a line marked on the stem shaft. Once adjusted to the desired height, check that the handlebars and front fork and wheel are aligned. Tighten the screw in the top of the stem and you're done!

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Can I raise the handlebars on my Marin hybrid bike and how do I do it?


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

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