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Nitto makes a tall quill stem called the Technomic that will give you about 160 mm of extension above the minimum insert line. I've seen them in the Rivendell, Harris Cyclery, and Velo Orange catalogs. The Rivendell one is fancy and polished and costs more. There are also extenders that allow you to use a standard quill stem. They aren't pretty but they get ...


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Almost all stems (aside from a few very expensive carbon ones!) are designed to be mounted either way around. The pressures are in the same direction regardless of which way up it is. (they're just reversed) They are designed to be used either way up, otherwise manufacturers would need to produce double the number of stems to create positive and ...


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Sure it is possible and Kits available. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-mountain-bike-front-fork-for-older-MTBs/


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It is shocking that many bike mechanics does not know how to fit the stem properly, leaving me to do the work for myself. I'm now writing this answer in hope that people never have an anguished scream in their head about this mis-alligned stem. 1)Tie a ribbon/cord or anything that hanging on the stem. 2)Make sure the ribbon touches the wheel. 3)Allign ...


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This works for me...first eyeball it. Then for the fine adjusments take a string and stick one end to the center of your wheel (right at the top of the wheel) then measure the distance to one end of the handlebar (just take the other end of the string to the end of the handlebar) and then compare it to the other end of the handlebar...if it is aligned it ...



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