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Old 05-15-17, 07:37 AM
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Stem for improving position

Hi,
As all may know, seating position (hope it the right term) is not the ultimate as it too straight.
Is anyone change the stem to do that?
If do - to which one(size? adjustable?)
Thanks!

*** If you made the change - plz try adding the model or link
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Old 05-15-17, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by shabydog View Post
Hi,
As all may know, seating position (hope it the right term) is not the ultimate as it too straight.
Is anyone change the stem to do that?
If do - to which one(size? adjustable?)
Thanks!

*** If you made the change - plz try adding the model or link
Shabydog - Not sure I understand the question. Are you asking if anyone has changed/adjusted to stem in an attempt to get a better fit?
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Old 05-15-17, 08:16 AM
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Yep - A better position for cycling as being too straight
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Old 05-15-17, 08:23 AM
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Yes I do.. & have done, But I cannot answer this with a shopping list, on a text forum,

Drop by a Proper Bike Shop and see what they say , Since they can see you on your bike..

Folding bikes? I own a Brompton, and recently the 2nd of 2 Bike Fridays..

BiFri uses many conventional components, when ordering the bikes from them they build with a large range of options,

So if you give them enough information they do the parts picking for you, from their Inventory.






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Old 05-15-17, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by shabydog View Post
Yep - A better position for cycling as being too straight
That's a loaded questions and I think you are going to get different answers from just about everyone. It it helps, my current ride has a FSA stem at 110
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Hi,
I forgot to say which bicycle I riding with:
Tern Link C7

I want to buy it on Chainreaction / Jenson / Amazon / eBay

I can say that Im short so my arms short too.

On my mtb bike I have a short stem, about 90cm+-
Can measure later.
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Old 05-15-17, 10:31 AM
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What is it that you need to change about your riding position? Do you need to reduce your reach, lower or raise the handlebar height, or something else?
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Aber hallo backwards works fine
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Old 05-15-17, 11:26 AM
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^^^ This..It goes on top of the bar mast , then you put the bars in it.

You won't find Tern Parts at Chainreaction / Jenson , you may at Thor's store

there is only 1 frame size on most* folding bikes, IDK if alternate Steering Masts exist that bend towards the saddle,

so the above suggestion and perhaps bars that curve the grips back are probably all you can do.

*bike friday the only exception , though they are now not really making a folding bike,

more a take it apart easily bike. some folding and some removable by design parts to be small...





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Old 05-15-17, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Pinigis View Post
What is it that you need to change about your riding position?
I dono whether it the right word to describe it.
"Bowing"- seet more erect.

@fietsbob
Can you plz give the link/s to the paet/s I need?

Thank you very much
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Old 05-15-17, 03:22 PM
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sitting upright
versus leaning forward


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Originally Posted by shabydog View Post
I dono whether it the right word to describe it.
"Bowing"- seet more erect.

@fietsbob
Can you plz give the link/s to the paet/s I need?

Thank you very much
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Old 05-16-17, 04:11 AM
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Originally Posted by ThorUSA View Post
sitting upright
versus leaning forward
You so right.
I do write & speak fluent, But as I not "native" I dont know all the terms and right words.
Cfcourse I know to read but when using a professional words I cannot clearly understand that.
Originally Posted by tds101 View Post
Whaooo it so complected!
I dont think I found the right part.
Maybe one of these on the attached screenshot?
Also there are 3 TUT on it...but I dont any tech abilities to do it DIY.

Journey of the Boardwalk - FSA Drop Bar, Fnhon Handlepost and 31.8mm Stem
Journey of the Boardwalk: Advanced Zhng-ing
Journey of the Boardwalk: Installing the new Drop Bar, Handlepost and Stem

If you can plz take a short look at the TUT it would be great!

And you think these parts (I dont know which exactly)

Can anybody past here the part/s that I need in order to change riding position?



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Originally Posted by ThorUSA View Post
Aber hallo backwards works fine
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Handlebar-ex...AAAOSwnbZYIhxY

??

With this I dont need anything but this?
No HandlePost Handle + Clamps?
Just the Handlebar extender stem?


Thank you!
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Old 05-16-17, 11:00 AM
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First.. no problem with second language ... lol me too
just wanted to help to clarify and make sure that's what you want :-)


Ebay link to Aber hallo .... look at the pics .. there is one with the aber hallo backwards
this will move the handlebar closer to you and you will sit more upright and not bend down
:-)
that's all you need really
Thanks Thor
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Hi @ThurUSA and thanks for participate on this thread.
"Aber hallo" ?? Sure this is the name of the product?
Could not find it.

this will move the handlebar closer to you and you will sit more upright
But I want to lay a bit down. Completly he opposite...(:
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Originally Posted by shabydog View Post
Hi @ThurUSA and thanks for participate on this thread.
"Aber hallo" ?? Sure this is the name of the product?
Could not find it.


But I want to lay a bit down. Completly he opposite...(:
Aber Hallo Stem
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Old 05-16-17, 10:42 PM
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I can also use this one?

By Litepro
Clamp Diameter 25.1 - 26.5mm || Fork Clamp Diameter 28.6mm || Height 15 - 25mm

By the diameter of the clamp & fork it would work with the Tern?

Pro's of Litepro:
+ Half the weight (95g Vs 199g of Aber Hallo)
+ Much Cheaper
+ ***it would give me approx 32mm reach

Pro's of Aber Hallo:
+ Probably better build quality & sturdiness.
+ 50mm extension.

### I found it also in bikeforums ###

Thanks!!!


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Old 05-16-17, 11:11 PM
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...handlebar...

..i replaced my straight handlebar to a moustache handlebar...
..now im riding my folding bike in a more comfortable sitting upright position...
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And change at all on stem or anything else?
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You've started many threads about upgrading a Tern Link C7, which I assumed you already owned. If you're buying new, I think you'll find that with the amount of upgrades you're considering, that it will be much easier, and likely cheaper to just purchase a different bike that already has most of what you're looking for.
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Old 05-17-17, 07:50 AM
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@Nightdiver
I already have them 1.5 years.
@nakalog
I want a flat handlebar.
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By now you can see the Tern /Dahon design uses a handlebar mast assembly , not a stem, per se.

Good luck with your International bargain shopping.
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I have not figured out if you want
sitting upright ( not bend )
having short arms hence need the handlebar closer
But than laying a bit down . comes along ...


Aber hallo has open front 2 bolt hinge. you do not need to take everything off the handlebar
it also has a clamping area which is narrower than the litespeed
there are differences ...


It looks like you want to have it real cheap also ....
One thing with getting it as cheap as possible is that usually the people who sell it have no clue


Did you find your bargain place ? Are you asking them questions ? Do they have answers ?


No trouble, but I need to actually sell some stuff , hence I will leave this thread
happy hunting
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Old 05-18-17, 09:52 AM
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Hi All,
@ThorUSA
Understand what you saying...but it too expensive bc's of shipping (and also a bit expensive).

I'm having difficulties understand what your are offering to do.
If you can - it would be gr8 that you will add a links.
I It seem to be very difficult adding such a basic link to the product...

What about the product on the attached image?
40$+- shipping included.
Is there any special stem that I need?
If do, can you plz help me with it?

Tnx!

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