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Old 05-20-07, 08:46 AM   #1
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Making sure everything is straight

How does everybody make sure that there bar, stem, steering tube is straight? Just by eyesight?
I recently had some my stem changed but I cant seem to get the new one straight!
Maybe I'm being too much of a perfectionist, but I was hoping there was a trick or something!
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Try it with one eye closed.
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I suppose, if you want to be very accurate, you could align the front and rear wheels with a string line and then measure from the handlebar ends to some point on the frame.........
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How does everybody make sure that there bar, stem, steering tube is straight? Just by eyesight?
I recently had some my stem changed but I cant seem to get the new one straight!
Maybe I'm being too much of a perfectionist, but I was hoping there was a trick or something!
eyeball it and take an allen wrench with you when you ride. the harder you look the worser it gets .

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