Close A V-Brake

Introduction

It is easy to close a v-brake after re-attaching a wheel

Step 1

<h3>Step 1</h3><p>Check the outer-cable is seated in the lever, all stops and the noodle-pipe.
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Checks

Check the outer-cable is seated in the lever, all stops and the noodle-pipe.

Step 2

<h3>Step 2</h3><p>Use the noodle-pipe to pull the arm the inner-cable is clamped in towards you and ‘ON’.
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Partially close the v-brake

Use the noodle-pipe to pull the arm the inner-cable is clamped in towards you and ‘ON’.

Step 3

<h3>Step 3</h3><p>Push the arm with the noodle-pipe carrier away from you and ‘ON’.
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fully close the v-brake

Push the arm with the noodle-pipe carrier away from you and ‘ON’.

Step 4

<h3>Step 4</h3><p>Slip the inner-cable into it’s slot in the noodle-pipe carrier and allow the return springs to pull the end of the pipe into the carrier.
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Place pipe

Slip the inner-cable into it’s slot in the noodle-pipe carrier and allow the return springs to pull the end of the pipe into the carrier.

Step 5

<h3>Step 5</h3><p>Pull the v-brake ‘ON’ to make sure the noodle is seated.
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Apply the v-brake

Pull the v-brake ‘ON’ to make sure the noodle is seated.

Step 6

<h3>Step 6</h3><p>Apply the v-brakes and spin the wheel to check the v-brake works, and doesn't stick in the closed position or rub on the wheel rim. To make the test more difficult, close the v-brake by pulling on the lever as hard as you can, and release slowly. 
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Check

Apply the v-brakes and spin the wheel to check the v-brake works, and doesn't stick in the closed position or rub on the wheel rim. To make the test more difficult, close the v-brake by pulling on the lever as hard as you can, and release slowly.