So I went and got a fat bike...
and of course I'm in love with it! But now that I actually have one for myself and not jus...Read more
I have a DRT 1.1. I need to raise the handlebar height. Since stores are closed I cannot bring for it to be done. I wanted to see if I can do it myself? If so how do I do it?
@LinP Thanks for reaching out!
We're going to tag some of our cycle folks here in the community to see if they can weigh in. @REI-AliciaG , @REI-CassidyT , @REI-JacintaH , @REI-JebM , @REI-JessieD , @REI-MeganR , @REI-ReinkeM any insight you can lend here?
Thanks for your patience as we track down the answers you need.
Hope this helps!
Thanks for this great question! Our bikes are typically built with the handlebars/stem installed at the highest position available. That being said, there are still some things you can do to change the height, many of which you may accomplish at home. However, before going this route, I would first recommend two things:
Below are a few common options to change the handlebar height on your bike. Here is a video on handlebar setup for MTB style bars that also helps explain some key setup concepts and may help you adjust without changing parts.
If you would like to go with one of the options above and have more questions about how to tackle this at home, you can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to connect directly with certified bike technicians like myself who can provide detailed instructions and/or help over the phone. Here are two links that provide videos and instructions on handlebar and stem replacement:
I hope this helps and thanks again for your great question!