CYCLING | HOW TO INSTALL YOUR OWN BIKE STEM & PEDALS

CYCLING | HOW TO INSTALL YOUR OWN BIKE STEM & PEDALS

We share some installation tips with you to install your lovely bike!

Bike installation is a simple task, you can do by yourself at home with some simple equipment & accessories - its also a lot easier and more fun than you might think!

When you purchase a bike online, there are 2 parts not installed, which are the stem and the pedals.
You can use tools to install it when you unbox your new bike.

How to Install Your Own Bike Stem

equipment

Equipment you will need to get started

Before starting, lets check out the equipment. We will need to perform this task.

- A set of tools will come with the bike (as you get it online)

1. To take out the plastic cap & release all screws

  - Take out the plastic cap at the top, OR

  - Release all screws on the stem cap and take out the stem cap, OR

  - Release all 4 screws and Put the handlebar on the stem

 

2. To insert the handlebar / stem

  - Insert the handlebar into the frame and the dotted line needs to be inside the frame, OR

  - Put the handlebar on the stem and the stem cap back and tighten the screws (Be aware of the gap at the top, while the bottom should be equal)

3. Tighten up all screws

  - Use the allen key to tighten all screws, aligning the handlebar and front wheel Tighten the top screw when it is aligned

How to Install Your Own Bike Pedals

equipment

Equipment you will need to get started

Before starting, lets check out the equipment and accessories. We will need to perform this task.

  1. Pedal wrench, it's also possible to use a 15mm spanner

  2. Lithium grease in paste form (usually available in tubs or squeeze tubes)

grease

1. To put some grease

  - Put some grease on the thread of pedals

pedal wrench loosen

2. To install the pedals (for 15mm pedals)

  - When we install left pedal,
   the rotating direction is pointing toward front wheel.

  - When we install right pedal,
   the rotating direction is pointing toward front wheel.

wash frame

The installation of adult's bike is same

  -  Some adult's bike pedal can install by 6mm or 8mm hex instead of 15mm wrench

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