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    How do you remove your V-brakes?

    Hello guys,

    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?!

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    pull harder, spray some pb blaster

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    DUDE! THANK YOU SO MUCH! IT WORKED!!! God bless you!

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    Grease the posts up before you put them back on. That way they won't get stuck as easily for next time.
    Model airplanes are cool too!.....

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    Internal gears FTW! zoodude's Avatar
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    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.
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    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!

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