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Removing the front wheel is very similar for most bikes, this guide specifically relates with the Trek 4300. With this bike, you will not have to completely remove the pin to take off the wheel, just loosening it will work.

Stand facing your bike and locate the brake calipers. To lessen the tension on the brake wire, place one hand on each caliper and push them closer together.
  • Stand facing your bike and locate the brake calipers.

  • To lessen the tension on the brake wire, place one hand on each caliper and push them closer together.

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Unhook the brake wire in the metal tube from the brake wire holder on the brake caliper in your left hand. Unhook the brake wire in the metal tube from the brake wire holder on the brake caliper in your left hand.
  • Unhook the brake wire in the metal tube from the brake wire holder on the brake caliper in your left hand.

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Find the quick release lever located on the bikes fork to loosen the wheel from the frame.
  • Find the quick release lever located on the bikes fork to loosen the wheel from the frame.

  • Lift the lever from lock position 180 degrees until the open sign on the lever faces outward. Twist the lever while holding the pin on the opposite side of the wheel.

  • The quick release lever does not need to be completely removed.

  • Note which side of the bike the quick release lever is on for proper reassembly.

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Pull the frame of the bike upwards to separate the front wheel. Pull the frame of the bike upwards to separate the front wheel.
  • Pull the frame of the bike upwards to separate the front wheel.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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