Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to replace the rear wheel in case of broken tire or the wheel.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

The chain connects the crank arm to the gear cluster on the back wheel.
  • The chain connects the crank arm to the gear cluster on the back wheel.

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On the chain, locate the master chain.  It is a lighter gray than the other links of the chain.  This is how you can break the chain for easier removal.
  • On the chain, locate the master chain. It is a lighter gray than the other links of the chain. This is how you can break the chain for easier removal.

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To separate the Master Link, hold the left side of the link in your left hand and the link to the right in your right hand.  Push the two links together to enable the release.  Pull the links apart, one hand moving towards yourself and the other away from you.  This will separate the links of the chain. To separate the Master Link, hold the left side of the link in your left hand and the link to the right in your right hand.  Push the two links together to enable the release.  Pull the links apart, one hand moving towards yourself and the other away from you.  This will separate the links of the chain.
  • To separate the Master Link, hold the left side of the link in your left hand and the link to the right in your right hand. Push the two links together to enable the release. Pull the links apart, one hand moving towards yourself and the other away from you. This will separate the links of the chain.

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Once you have separated the links of the chain, pull down on the right side of the chain as shown.  Pull until the chain has been fully removed from the gears.  Place the chain on a paper towel or cloth to prevent getting grease anywhere.
  • Once you have separated the links of the chain, pull down on the right side of the chain as shown. Pull until the chain has been fully removed from the gears. Place the chain on a paper towel or cloth to prevent getting grease anywhere.

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Hold the bicycle so that the bicycle wheels rests in the air and able to stand on its own.
  • Hold the bicycle so that the bicycle wheels rests in the air and able to stand on its own.

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Open the sidepull brakes by fully rotating the title lever on the brake upwards. Open the sidepull brakes by fully rotating the title lever on the brake upwards.
  • Open the sidepull brakes by fully rotating the title lever on the brake upwards.

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To loosen the wheel, simply pull out the lever,  away from the frame and loosen up. To loosen the wheel, simply pull out the lever,  away from the frame and loosen up.
  • To loosen the wheel, simply pull out the lever, away from the frame and loosen up.

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When the quick release is opened, the wheel is ready to remove.
  • When the quick release is opened, the wheel is ready to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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