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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 specified.

Parts

  1. Clean the area where the light mount will be installed with a soft cloth. Placing the light mount close to the center stem.
    • Clean the area where the light mount will be installed with a soft cloth.

    • Placing the light mount close to the center stem.

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

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

  6. Place the fastening screw in the rear screw port on the light mount. Twist the screw clockwise using your hands until fully fastened.
    • Place the fastening screw in the rear screw port on the light mount.

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

Conclusion

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

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