Introduction

Before beginning, be sure to wear clothes that you won't mind possibly getting grease on. This guide may be helpful if you are having issues with your brakes and need to replace them. This guide may also be uesful if you would like to upgrade the components on your bike.

Parts

No parts required.

Carefully flip bike over, balancing it on the handle bars and seat.
  • Carefully flip bike over, balancing it on the handle bars and seat.

  • Use a level floor free of clutter.

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Release the clamping mechanism that holds the front forks to the wheel bearing by twisting it 180 degrees.
  • Release the clamping mechanism that holds the front forks to the wheel bearing by twisting it 180 degrees.

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  • Remove the plastic nut that is located on the opposite side.

  • Remove the axle bolt and pay attention to the order and orientation of the springs.

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  • Remove the front wheel from the forks by lifting it straight up.

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  • Remove the 6 screws holding the brake rotor to the front wheel using the T25 Torx driver.

  • When installing the new brake rotor, be sure to orient the arrow shown in the wheel's direction of travel.

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  • Loosen the brake cable clamp using the 5mm allen wrench until the cable can be pulled free.

  • Remove the two screws holding the caliper to the front fork using the 5mm allen wrench. Be sure to pay attention to the order and orientation of the washers.

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  • Remove the cable by twisting the black plastic cable guide out of the hole.

  • Align the channels on the guide and the nut to free the cable.

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Conclusion

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

Mario Maraccini

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