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Strip all the accessories from your old handlebars. (reflectors, mirrors, etc...) Using a 3/8" Allen wrench, losen the nuts that hold the brake controls and gear shifters.
  • Strip all the accessories from your old handlebars. (reflectors, mirrors, etc...)

  • Using a 3/8" Allen wrench, losen the nuts that hold the brake controls and gear shifters.

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Place an Allen wrench (size doesn't matter) under the bike grip Twist the grip back and forth while pulling on the Allen wrench to remove the grip. Twist the grip back and forth while pulling on the Allen wrench to remove the grip.
  • Place an Allen wrench (size doesn't matter) under the bike grip

  • Twist the grip back and forth while pulling on the Allen wrench to remove the grip.

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Slide off the gear shifters. Slide off the brake controls.
  • Slide off the gear shifters.

  • Slide off the brake controls.

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Loosen the central nut on the faceplate that connects the bars to the steering column. If the bars are secured by a faceplate with a detachable top, loosen the nuts on the faceplate and remove. Lift the handlebars from the bike frame. Move the bars until they're in the correct position for your stance. Tighten the faceplate nuts with a 3/8" Allen wrench to firmly secure the handlebars in place.
  • Loosen the central nut on the faceplate that connects the bars to the steering column. If the bars are secured by a faceplate with a detachable top, loosen the nuts on the faceplate and remove.

  • Lift the handlebars from the bike frame.

  • Move the bars until they're in the correct position for your stance. Tighten the faceplate nuts with a 3/8" Allen wrench to firmly secure the handlebars in place.

  • Sit on the bike and make final adjustments to the positioning of the brakes and gears.

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Conclusion

To reinstall the handlebars, complete these steps in reverse order. If there is a problem with the alignment, return to the handlebar repair guide and repeat step 4.

Jon Ribera

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