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Old 07-08-08, 07:34 PM   #1
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Head Play in the front tube?

I feel play in the front when the front brakes are applied. Feels like play around the front stem. How do I adjust this on a Gary Fisher Mtb?
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Loosen the 2 bolts on the stem, tighten the top cap bolt. Then tighten the stem bolts.
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Thanks, got it. Gave it 1/2 turn, and it now swings freely, and no play!

I guess I got it right!
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