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Here is a picture of a stem similar to, but not exactly like, your stem. The key thing to note is the wedge at the lower end of the stem. By tightening the long Allan bolt the wedge jams the stem into the steering tube holding it tight, but the wedge can become seized. Removing the stem involves freeing the seized wedge, by loosening the long Allan bolt and ...


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not really sure if you still need help with this but. If I understand it right, the steering wheel is not inline with the wheel? If that is the case, you can just hold the wheel between your legs and adjust it. Just put some force on it. If it is about the steering itself, that should be up or down, it was just a screw under it that you should losen a bit ...


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A drop bar bicycle offers four hand positions, with very quick access to brakes in three of them: You can sprint or go fast on the drops. Brakes are directly accessible, well unless someone has decided it's a good idea to angle the brake lever hoods upwards so that it's hard to access the brake levers on the drops. You can climb standing or do regular ...


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Fifty dollars will perhaps get you a used, unwrapped drop bar, after which the budget will be gone. The biggest expense of a drop bar conversion is in the brifters (brakes + shifter in one unit such as Shimano STI's). These are different from your current combo brake/shifter unit in that they are designed to sit vertical on drop bars and the brake levers ...


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