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We bought a Bike+ to replace our old Peloton and I'm dismayed to find they've lopped quite a bit off of the vertical adjustability of the handlebars.

I'm 6'3" and on the old bike I'd ride at the "L" setting of handlebar height. The Bike+ only goes up to "I" now, which is a lot of missing letters. I rode for 5 minutes and found this new lower height to be very unergonomic and uncomfortable.

Anyone know why Peloton decided to do this? Has anyone found a workaround (e.g. an extender of some sort) for this?
 

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I double checked and on the old bike I actually keep it on "STOP", which is about 6" higher than what the Bike+ allows for.
 

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New to Peloton and we just had a Bike+ delivered last week which also goes to O like pictured. I find it very hard to move the handlebars up and down which just does not seem smooth. My problem is when I tighten the screw as much as I can there seem to be a small wobble in the handlebar. Is this to be expected or am I missing something about getting it set up?
 

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New to Peloton and we just had a Bike+ delivered last week which also goes to O like pictured. I find it very hard to move the handlebars up and down which just does not seem smooth. My problem is when I tighten the screw as much as I can there seem to be a small wobble in the handlebar. Is this to be expected or am I missing something about getting it set up?
There are 3 hex/allen key screws at the base of the handlebar. I had to tighten all 3 of those to get the handlebar to stop wobbling. 4 rides later they were slightly loose and I had to tighten them again.

As for the adjustability, it turns out there's something wrong with my handlebars and with the small cap located on the bottom side (near the USB Type C plug above the wheel) prevents the handlebars from pulling out completely. I had to fix it by removing the cap, which unfortunately allows the handlebars to be pulled too high, but that's better than the alternative.
 

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There are 3 hex/allen key screws at the base of the handlebar. I had to tighten all 3 of those to get the handlebar to stop wobbling. 4 rides later they were slightly loose and I had to tighten them again.

As for the adjustability, it turns out there's something wrong with my handlebars and with the small cap located on the bottom side (near the USB Type C plug above the wheel) prevents the handlebars from pulling out completely. I had to fix it by removing the cap, which unfortunately allows the handlebars to be pulled too high, but that's better than the alternative.
I tightened those bolts and that took the wobble out. Thanks.
 

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There are 3 hex/allen key screws at the base of the handlebar. I had to tighten all 3 of those to get the handlebar to stop wobbling. 4 rides later they were slightly loose and I had to tighten them again.

As for the adjustability, it turns out there's something wrong with my handlebars and with the small cap located on the bottom side (near the USB Type C plug above the wheel) prevents the handlebars from pulling out completely. I had to fix it by removing the cap, which unfortunately allows the handlebars to be pulled too high, but that's better than the alternative.
I initially had the same issue.

If you pull the handlebars straight up that cap catches...but if you pull it up and back at like a 45 degree angle you can get past “I” without the cap catching on whatever.

Not sure if this is “normal” or a minor defect.
 

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I initially had the same issue.

If you pull the handlebars straight up that cap catches...but if you pull it up and back at like a 45 degree angle you can get past “I” without the cap catching on whatever.

Not sure if this is “normal” or a minor defect.
I have the same problem, I can only go up to I. I'm not quite following your fix. How do you pull the handlebars at a 45 degree angle? Any help would be greatly appreciated! It is very uncomfortable to ride with the handlebars so low!
 

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I have the same problem, I can only go up to I. I'm not quite following your fix. How do you pull the handlebars at a 45 degree angle? Any help would be greatly appreciated! It is very uncomfortable to ride with the handlebars so low!
I should of said when adjusting the handlebars, instead of pulling straight up...pull up at an angle towards the back of the bike.
 

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We bought a Bike+ to replace our old Peloton and I'm dismayed to find they've lopped quite a bit off of the vertical adjustability of the handlebars.

I'm 6'3" and on the old bike I'd ride at the "L" setting of handlebar height. The Bike+ only goes up to "I" now, which is a lot of missing letters. I rode for 5 minutes and found this new lower height to be very unergonomic and uncomfortable.

Anyone know why Peloton decided to do this? Has anyone found a workaround (e.g. an extender of some sort) for this?
Mine is stuck on I as well... when it was installed it definitely went up higher.
 

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We bought a Bike+ to replace our old Peloton and I'm dismayed to find they've lopped quite a bit off of the vertical adjustability of the handlebars.

I'm 6'3" and on the old bike I'd ride at the "L" setting of handlebar height. The Bike+ only goes up to "I" now, which is a lot of missing letters. I rode for 5 minutes and found this new lower height to be very unergonomic and uncomfortable.

Anyone know why Peloton decided to do this? Has anyone found a workaround (e.g. an extender of some sort) for this?
 

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We have the same issue on our new Peloton+. After I saw the other user's picture with the scale A-O, I contacted Peloton support. They are sending us a new handlebar stem which is intended to extend A-O. This is a user serviceable part so I can replace it myself when the new one arrives. I have to give Peloton support mega kudo's for being really great to work with!
 

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I’m so happy to have found this, I’m also 6’3” and have had neck and back issues since we got Bike+; thought bars only went to I. A little extra effort and pulling bars toward back of bike and I’m now happily riding with bars at M!!
 
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