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.

Image 1/2: Then flip over the bicycle. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: To start you are going to need to undo this clamp , It can be very tight but it does become undone. Image 2/3: Once loosened unscrew the opposite sides nut. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Start by undoing the nut and bolts on both sides. Image 2/3: Start by undoing the nut and bolts on both sides. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Then completely take off the bolts. Image 2/3: Once taken off you can remove the chain off of the tire. Be careful and do not pull to hard. Image 3/3: 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

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Image 1/2: Replace the bolt back in for safe keeping. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Pull the bar and seat off Also remove the clamp part. Image 2/3: Separate the seat from the bar. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Hold the handle bars while doing this so they don't drop to fast and break Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: To rebuild it do the steps in reverse order.
  • 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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