RadTrike folding stem adjustment

If your RadTrike's folding stem is loose, use the following procedure to secure the folding stem.

Tools needed:

  • 5 mm Allen wrench
  • Torque wrench with Allen bits


If you are not confident in your ability to successfully and safely perform all steps, we recommend having the work performed or checked by a local, certified, and reputable bike mechanic.

  1. Get ready for maintenance. Turn off the trike by pressing the Power button. Remove the battery, and then press your Power button one more time to discharge any remaining power.
  2. Open the folding stem. Open the latch on the stem riser and fold the top half of the stem down.
  3. Adjust inner bolt. Locate the gap bolt inside the stem riser. Use a 5 mm Allen wrench to tighten this bolt until secure, and then torque to 5-7 Nm.
  4. Close the folding stem. Fold the top half of the stem back in place and close the stem riser latch until it clicks into place.
  5. Verify that the folding stem is secure. Perform a handlebar twist test as described in your Owner's Manual to verify the folding stem is secure.
  6. Reinstall the battery, power on the trike, and ride Rad!



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