Old 01-25-12, 11:37 PM
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I have a Nexus redband and found you don't even need the 2mm allen key. I shift to 1st (cable is then at it's slackest) and then pull the cable housing out of one of the cable stops. On my bike (and many others), the cable stops are slotted so you can easily get the inner cable in and out.

With the cable housing removed from one of the stops there is plenty enough slack in the cable so that the pinch bolt can rotate out of where it attaches to the hub.

I also have a roller brake and the reaction arm is bolted to the seat stay. I replaced the stock bolt with a hex head of similar size and replaced the stock nut with a wing nut. This makes it pretty easy to remove. Just have to be careful not to lose anything. Fietsbob's approach sounds even better.
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