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Old 06-24-04, 05:31 PM   #1
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Too low.....

I'm doing an internship for the summer and my boss lent me his bike for this period.... how nice of him!

Anyways, it's a old bike, nothing special. The main problem is the handle bar is too low. It rides more like a road bike, and I can't really get used to it. It's even hard to lift the front wheel to do a short wheelie.

So I have to return the bike to him at the end of summer. What's the cheapest way to counter the problem?
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Well more than likely the chainstays are long so that right there effects wheelies. If it is riding like a road bike you are too stretched out? If that is the case get a short stem with a small degree (70mm by 10degrees maybe) and a riser bar.
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When I first saw it I thought it will be too long for me, but it was just right, because my boss is just about my size.

How much is a riser bar?

Sorry, what is the stem that you are referring to?
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