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    Bonking ... not feelin' well Giant Terrago fs1 (2003)

    Hi, everyone. I'm new to these forums but I dont seem to be having any luck after spending hours on the web. I've just become the proud owner of a new Giant Terrago Fs1 (2003 model) and the handle bars move out of line with the wheel no matter how much I tighten up the alan key bolt on the top face. Am I tightening the right bolt? Or have I just screwed up a new bike?]

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    Did you untightened the stem bolts before tightening the star nut?

    If you didn't may might have damaged the star nut.

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    Giant Terrago fs1

    Thanks DirtDevil, I'm a bit rusty on the terminology . I presume when you say star bolt -this is the one on the top of the bar stem/ sealed ahead and the stem bolts are the ones that clamp the bar set up to the ahead. If this is so no I didnt undo the stem bolts but I didnt think this made any difference as all it seemed to do was clamp the bars and stem to the ahead. (see Pic). Am I on the right track or just plain dumb.
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    You're on the right track. To adjust how loose your steering is just untight the stem bolts and tight the start nut bolt. If what's happening is that when you steer the handlebar goes one way and the front tire goes the other way just thighten the stem bolts.

    Hope this helps!

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    Cheers seems fine know, thanks for your help. Happy new year as well.

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    No problem, glad to be able to help a fellow mtbker.

    When in doubt I visit the Park Tools repair help, they have very helpful info in there. Here's the link: http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/FAQindex.shtml

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