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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-23-08, 03:15 PM   #1
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Reinstalling my Brooks tension bolt?

Last night I was cat walking and went back so I kicked out the bike and when it hit my brooks came apart, meaning the tension bolt assembly on the front came out of tension. How do I re-install it? I know the order it goes in I just cant stretch the leather enough to seat the tension bolt.
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keep trying, leather is tough to stretch obviously since, well, it is able to hold your weight at proper tension
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