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To tighten bicycle brakes, loosen the bolt holding the brake line in place, pull the brake line tight, tighten the bolt, and test the tightness. You need a third hand tool, an adjustable wrench and pliers. More »

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To change a bicycle brake cable, unscrew the PVC casting on the handle and the grips on the tire holding the old cable. Remove it from the casing, insert a new one, and screw it into place. More »

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To adjust bicycle brakes, turn the adjustment barrels, test for dragging brake pads, loosen and center the wheels, and lubricate the brake cables. This 45-minute procedure requires a screwdriver, lubricant, rubbing alcoh... More »

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A bicycle works with rotating rubber wheels, drive chains and gears driven by pedals for speed, brakes to slow and handlebars to steer. The bicycle wheel also has spokes to distribute the forces of movement evenly around... More »

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To change a bicycle brake cable, unscrew the PVC casting on the handle and the grips on the tire holding the old cable. Remove it from the casing, insert a new one, and screw it into place. More »

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To fix bike brakes, tighten the brake cable, replace the brake shoes, set the pads against the wheel rim, loosen the cable clamp, pull the cable tight, and tighten the clamp. Remove the old brake shoes, replace them, and... More »

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To repair a brake line, you must remove the old brake line, install the new brake line, add brake fluid to the system and bleed the brakes. This can be done without professional help, but it requires brake fluid, new bra... More »

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