Bicycle Mechanics - How do you remove your V-brakes?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
02-25-10, 03:49 PM
My problem is that I ride all winter and my V-brakes get EXTREMELY CLOGGED UP. I want to remove them but even if I remove the bolt and pull them out, they won't come off the suspension fork. Is there another way to remove the V brakes?!
02-25-10, 03:57 PM
pull harder, spray some pb blaster
02-25-10, 04:13 PM
DUDE! THANK YOU SO MUCH! IT WORKED!!! God bless you!
02-25-10, 07:12 PM
Grease the posts up before you put them back on. That way they won't get stuck as easily for next time.
02-25-10, 08:30 PM
also, if there is caked on goodness try getting it cleaned off first with a scratch pad or something rough. then do your greasing and it won't get stuck nearly as bad.
02-25-10, 08:35 PM
i used to have to strip mine down at least once a month in Winter, I have now seen the light and bought a bike with Avid BB7 discs. I'm sure I'll need to strip and service them , at some point, sure won't be once a month though!
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.