Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-10-07, 05:36 PM   #1
Haptown
ukenut
Thread Starter
 
Haptown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Nashville, Tn
Bikes: Cannondale F500, Mid 80's Fuji Touring Series III, 1979 Raleigh Sports 3spd, 1995 Schwinn Traveler
Posts: 107
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Moving brake levers

I just bought a used Fuji road bike and the brake levers are in an odd position for me. After looking at the brake levers for a few minutes I can't seem to figure out how to loosen them and move them into a better position. The bike in question is a 1984 Fuji Touring Series III. The brake levers currently do not have hoods on them.

Thanks
Haptown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-07, 05:55 PM   #2
europa
Grumpy Old Bugga
 
europa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
Bikes: Europa, Hillbrick, Road Chief, Repco Superlite (Ol' Rusty)
Posts: 3,327
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
'84?
Pull the lever down (ie, apply the brakes) and have a look inside the gap you just opened - I'm betting there'll be a big screw under there.

Richard
europa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-07, 09:04 PM   #3
Haptown
ukenut
Thread Starter
 
Haptown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Nashville, Tn
Bikes: Cannondale F500, Mid 80's Fuji Touring Series III, 1979 Raleigh Sports 3spd, 1995 Schwinn Traveler
Posts: 107
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ahhhhhhhhhhh . . . "I see" said the blind man. Thanks for that tip. My break levers are in a much better place now.
Haptown is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:15 PM.