Can I raise my handlebars like one would raise a seat?

Discussion in 'Bicycle Repair' started by dotcom, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. dotcom

    dotcom Member

    I don't have much clearance with the gas tank there to turn the handlebars and just wondering if it's possible to raise the handlebars like the way the seat gets raised.
     

  2. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    Depends on if it has a threaded headset or threadless headset. A threaded stem can normally be raised. You can also buy a longer threaded stem.
    If your stem is threadless, you will need to get a different stem that raises the bars higher.
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