Dismount A Rear Brake Cable

Introduction

If the stops on a rear brake cable run have slots it's possible to demount the cable for inspection, cleaning and lubrication, without unclamping the inner-cable.

Step 1

<h3>Step 1</h3><p>Open the brake or if there is a quick-release on the lever open that.
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Open The Brake

Open the brake or if there is a quick-release on the lever open that.

Step 2

<h3>Step 2</h3><p>The rear brake cable will now be slack so it can be released from the slotted cable guides and the inner-cable can be inspected and cleaned and lubricated if necessary.
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Dismount the rear brake cable

The rear brake cable will now be slack so it can be released from the slotted cable guides and the inner-cable can be inspected and cleaned and lubricated if necessary.