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Old 06-17-06, 04:58 AM   #1
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install a stem raiser?

Hi bought a new bike but found out that the stem cannot be raised.
I have been suggested to add a stem raiser which would extend it for up to 3 1/2 inches.
http://www.deltacycle.com/product.php?g=9&i=33

Now, it comes in different sizes but how do I know what size is mine?
Thanks a lot
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Old 06-17-06, 06:38 AM   #2
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The riser comes in 1" and 1-1/8" sizes which has to match the diameter of your fork's steerer tube. Measure the outside diameter of the steerer (you will have to remove the stem to get to it.) A 1" stem will be, doh, 1" OD (25.4 mm) and a 1-1/8" will be just that (28.6 mm).
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