Introduction

The process of tearing down a Columbia Flame Rider mountain bike.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Bicycle Columbia Flame Rider, use our service manual.

The first step, and the most obvious, is to get your bicycle. Then flip over the bicycle.
  • The first step, and the most obvious, is to get your bicycle.

  • Then flip over the bicycle.

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We are going to start with taking the front wheel off. To start you are going to need to undo this clamp , It can be very tight but it does become undone. Once loosened unscrew the opposite sides nut.
  • We are going to start with taking the front wheel off.

  • To start you are going to need to undo this clamp , It can be very tight but it does become undone.

  • Once loosened unscrew the opposite sides nut.

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Once  Unscrewed the wheel will slide off ( You might need to lower air pressure in the tires to allow them through the break pads). Put the wheel to the side. Once  Unscrewed the wheel will slide off ( You might need to lower air pressure in the tires to allow them through the break pads). Put the wheel to the side.
  • Once Unscrewed the wheel will slide off ( You might need to lower air pressure in the tires to allow them through the break pads). Put the wheel to the side.

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Once the front wheel is put away you start on the back wheel. Start by undoing the nut and bolts on both sides. Start by undoing the nut and bolts on both sides.
  • Once the front wheel is put away you start on the back wheel.

  • Start by undoing the nut and bolts on both sides.

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Undo the nut right next to the bolt on the left side. Then completely take off the bolts. Once taken off you can remove the chain off of the tire. Be careful and do not pull to hard.
  • Undo the nut right next to the bolt on the left side.

  • Then completely take off the bolts.

  • Once taken off you can remove the chain off of the tire. Be careful and do not pull to hard.

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Once again remove the air from the tire and pull the tire out slowly Once again remove the air from the tire and pull the tire out slowly Once again remove the air from the tire and pull the tire out slowly
  • Once again remove the air from the tire and pull the tire out slowly

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Unscrew the bolt and the kickstand will be removed. Replace the bolt back in for safe keeping.
  • Unscrew the bolt and the kickstand will be removed.

  • Replace the bolt back in for safe keeping.

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Undo the clamp and unscrew it to loosen it Pull the bar and seat off Also remove the clamp part. Separate the seat from the bar.
  • Undo the clamp and unscrew it to loosen it

  • Pull the bar and seat off Also remove the clamp part.

  • Separate the seat from the bar.

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Unscrew the two screws and pop off the case. Hold the handle bars while doing this so they don't drop to fast and break
  • Unscrew the two screws and pop off the case.

  • Hold the handle bars while doing this so they don't drop to fast and break

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You have officially torn down the bike!
  • You have officially torn down the bike!

  • To rebuild it do the steps in reverse order.

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Payton Harty

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