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Like: 24 gear ratio.
Modified(didn't like): Tires, Pedals, Handlebars, Seat.
Unconvinced: V - Brakes.
#1 concern: Gooseneck/Suspension Fork combination - The Stem Bolt (located on the top of the section of the gooseneck that rises vertically from the frame) is arguably not capable of withstanding the pressure that it must to maintain the perpendicular relationship between the handlebars and the front wheel.
In the event that a rider is traveling downhill and turning under brakes, stem bolt failure will see the handle bars and front wheel ...
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How do I put the seat down?
Hi . I found a picture of a Ladies Diamond Outlook. It is the same setup on most bikes, the only other fastening method is lever operated like the quick release fastening system used on a lot of wheels. Anyway , i digress,
If you have a clamp where the seat post meets the bike frame, it will either have an above mentioned quick release lever , which you would open , thus allowing the seat to be lowered. Then close the lever again to fasten.
For the the one i saw, you will need an all-em/hex key. Insert it into the opening in the bolt and turn anti clockwise. If its tight, (which it should be as its extremely annoying when that comes loose and your seat drops down to the lowest position) grab a section of pipe or a seat post/handlebars and place it over the hex key as the extra length will dramatically increase the force you are exerting on the bolt. When it loosens , stop and see if you can rotate the seat from side to side. This motion combined with downward pressure should see thew saddle lowering. The right height is that which allows you to place both feet on the ground while seated. at the very least the toes of both feet. Re-tighten the Hex bolt (use the pipe to make tight if required)
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|Category||Mountain Bikes||Mountain Bikes||Mountain Bikes|
|Release date||Feb 2012||Feb 2012||Feb 2012|
- GTIN12: 791964338727, 791964339939, 791964345152 and 791964345190
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