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Old 06-28-11, 09:20 AM
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70's brake lever

how do i get this back in



edit: i just realized maybe its easier if i unscrew that screw right in front of me
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You shouldn't have to. But what you do want to do is clamp or rubber band the caliper arms at the other end together so you get some free cable to pull through at the end in your picture. That'll make it easier to thread through and hook the cable end bobbin into the pivoting carrier down in the movable part of actual lever. This carrier is the little button just to the right of the big screw and in the movable lever portion.

To get enough slack to do this you may need to actually remove your wheel to let the arms on the caliper collapse further together or you may find it easier to loosen the fixing bolt and let the cable slide through at the caliper.
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