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Old 07-18-21, 11:19 AM
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Litespeed Tuscany Handlebar Install

Just took delivery on a Litespeed Tuscany. Trying to install the handlebars and don't want to damage anything. How do you go about this?

Appears to be a black cap that needs removal and the handlebars slip on. Thanks
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Old 07-18-21, 11:37 AM
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Pictures? If your struggling to do this, thinking that taking it to a good LBS is the best option as getting this and everything else right is quite important.
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Originally Posted by WaveyGravey View Post

Appears to be a black cap that needs removal and the handlebars slip on. Thanks
Black cap?

Handlebars are attached to the stem. The stem is not part of the frame, it's a separate component. Agree with comment above, photo needed...and a better explanation.
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Thanks for the response. I will take the bike to my LBS for tune up and adjustment once I get it assembled. With the exception of the handlebars, assembly is straight forward.

My bike is a newer model with the integrated headset/handlebar. Probably a simple procedure but again I don't want to make attempts and risk damaging something. I have never posted pictures but did take some on my phone. Let me try and post them. Thanks
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My bike is a newer model with the integrated headset/handlebar.
That sounds unique. Pics, please!
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Old 07-19-21, 10:49 AM
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Thanks for the responses. Got this resolved with the help of my local LBS. My main concern was breaking something as it is all composite.

There is a black cap that conceals a hex nut. Black cap simply pops off with assist of a small screw driver. Loosen hex, remove stem, insert handle bar and tighten everything back up. Very easy but again I have little experience and did not want to damage anything.

Thanks again.
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