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    Removing a 2 piece lefty stem/steerer

    Not long had my flash which came with a 2 piece stem and steerer. Ive just bought a XC3 Si integrated stem/steerer which is 90mm rather than 110 which should fit me a little better.

    Ive removed the stem and undone the 2 pinch bolts on the fork but for the life of me cant figure out how i get the steerer bit out

    It just seems to spin - can anyone tell me how i remove the steerer?

    This is where im at thinking this would be an easy job




    Many thanks

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    You can just buy a 90mm stem and save the trouble of taking everything apart.

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    What Jersey 29er said. But since you bought the XC3 Si, you will have to remove the front wheel to get the steerer tube out. Use a rubber mallet to knock it down thru the clamps. Once below the top clamp, I've had to use a round piece of wood and tapped around the steerer until it was out. I've also heard of someone using a piece of PVC pipe. The XC3 will be installed from the top.
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