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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Introduction

In order to have a safer biking experience, make sure your disk brake is properly replaced.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Begin loosening the tire by turning the quick release handle.
    • Begin loosening the tire by turning the quick release handle.

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  2. Gripping the rear derailleur, pull the arm back, away from the front of the bike.
    • Gripping the rear derailleur, pull the arm back, away from the front of the bike.

    • Notice how the derailleur becomes almost vertical in the second picture when compared to the first.

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    • There should be enough slack, in the chain, at this point to remove the tire from the bike.

    • Note: You may need to wiggle the tire and chain around in order to create enough slack.

    • Remove the tire from the bike.

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    • Place the tire flat on the ground making sure the disk is facing you.

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    • Using the modular screw driver with a T25 bit, begin loosening and then removing the six 10mm-long screws.

    • Make sure to keep track of all of the removed pieces.

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    • After all of the screws have been removed, take the disk and pull it away from the tire.

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Conclusion

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

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