Introduction

You may need to replace the light mount on your bicycle because the light has burned out or you require a brighter light. This guide shows the proper steps to install a replacement Light Mount for a Trek 820 (or similar) bicycle. No tools are necessary for this easy repair.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

  1. Clean the area where the light mount will be installed with a soft cloth.
    • Clean the area where the light mount will be installed with a soft cloth.

    • Recommend placing the light mount close to the center stem, as indicated by the red box in the second picture.

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  2. Remove the strap from the light mount fitting.
    • Remove the strap from the light mount fitting.

    • Stretch the strap clockwise around the handlebars.

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    • Slide the strap through the slot and fasten to a snug, but moveable fit.

    • Do not fasten too tight as this will make it difficult to fine tune light mount placement.

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    • Pull the strap tightly through the clasps at the bottom of the mount.

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    • Place the fastening screw in the rear screw port on the light mount.

    • Twist the screw clockwise using your hands until fully fastened.

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Conclusion

Now you have a light mount ready for safer night rides on your Trek bicycle!

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