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Old 10-01-07, 02:38 PM   #1
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Need help with stem

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I'm building a SWB recumbent from old bike parts. Project is going pretty well. Seat is nearly done and looking good, and the boom for the pedals is in place. My problem is the stem. It is the quill type. I need to get the handlebars up high enough that my legs won't hit them. I can't find a stem long enough, and can't figure out a good way to stretch the existing stem. Any suggestions?
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Old 10-01-07, 03:17 PM   #2
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You'll probably get more help in either the Mechanics or Recumbent forums.
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Old 10-01-07, 03:43 PM   #3
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You'll probably get more help in either the Mechanics or Recumbent forums.
Thanks. I try it Mechanics.
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Old 10-02-07, 12:27 PM   #4
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You can get stem extender thingies, or buy a stem with a crapload of rise. I've never tried the extender things, but one of my bikes was equiped with one when I bought it. I might still have it, if you're interested send me a PM.
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