Introduction

If your brakes are slowing you down too fast or not fast enough, this guide can help remedy this problem.

Parts

No parts required.

While holding onto the brake cable, unscrew the screw that holds the brake cable in place using a 5mm allen wrench. While holding onto the brake cable, unscrew the screw that holds the brake cable in place using a 5mm allen wrench.
  • While holding onto the brake cable, unscrew the screw that holds the brake cable in place using a 5mm allen wrench.

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If you need to loosen your brakes, pull up on the arm while holding the brake cable in place.
  • If you need to loosen your brakes, pull up on the arm while holding the brake cable in place.

  • To tighten your brakes follow the above step, except push down on the arm instead of pulling up.

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Tighten the screw on the desired location along the cable with the same 5mm allen wrench.
  • Tighten the screw on the desired location along the cable with the same 5mm allen wrench.

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Conclusion

You may need to repeat this process until your desired tension is achieved (trial and error).

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