Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the June Giveaway for a Foldylock Pride bike lock by Seatylock


Problem with bike after moving - front fork
#1
Hey everybody,

I recently moved and am finally getting around to putting my bike back together. The movers were kind enough to take part of it apart without telling me they were going to, and I don't know how to fix something they did. I'll let the pictures do the talking:

This part was very loose, so I figure that must have something to do with what is wrong:

[attachment=1654]

This is what's wrong: the fork isn't lined up with the handlebars anymore:

[attachment=1655]

Hopefully this makes sense. Basically the fork and handlebars aren't lined up anymore and I don't know how to fix it. Can anybody help?

Thanks in advance,

Tom
  Reply
#2
There should be two hex bolts on your stem that you can re-tighten once you light the wheel back with the handlebars.
  Reply
#3
You have an "aheadset" threadless stem.
See Alex's video for instruction:-
http://bikeride.com/adjust-threadless-headset/

easySmile
Ride hard or ride home alone!
  Reply
#4
Awesome, thanks you guys! That worked perfectly. I'm back in business now.

Thanks,

Tom
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
Sad
2,209
09-10-2020, 02:28 AM
Last Post: Jesper
 
461
08-15-2020, 03:01 AM
Last Post: gucurich
 
1,716
04-21-2019, 10:41 PM
Last Post: peter bill
 
13,094
10-05-2017, 10:28 PM
Last Post: kazz
 
4,138
09-02-2017, 08:38 AM
Last Post: WesleyNL
 
9,989
03-27-2016, 12:49 PM
Last Post: nfmisso

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Road helmet
Today 02:49 PM
How to keep your bicycle safe?
Yesterday 11:58 AM
How often do you use suspension fork loc...
Yesterday 09:53 AM
what is good length for a folding lock?
Yesterday 09:44 AM
Star blubike lube
Yesterday 09:42 AM
It's here! Biking Down a Volcano at 58mp...
Yesterday 09:28 AM
2021 Pro Road Cycling
Yesterday 09:27 AM
Ethical Dilemma
06-18-2021 09:43 PM
Champagnolo Say None of Their Cranksets ...
06-17-2021 08:06 PM
CHANGING 1x8 into 2x8
06-17-2021 01:38 PM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. ReapThaWhirlwind
46 posts
no avatar 2. Jesper
21 posts
no avatar 3. JoJoJo
11 posts
no avatar 4. Zviedrs
10 posts
no avatar 5. ChaseCal
7 posts