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Old 02-15-06, 10:25 PM
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Brakes?

I need help. I just got a GT and Im having trouble with assembly. Everything is put together except for the brakes. The manual is useless and Ill try to explain what I need help with: The line that connects to the V-brake, the end of it I need to connect to the brake "handle", I guess you would call it. Please let me know how to connect this. Thanks.
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Old 02-15-06, 11:04 PM
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I can't believe that something this simple actually requires explanation. I mean, it's pretty obvious what you're supposed to do by looking at it.
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Old 02-15-06, 11:12 PM
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well he/she is a "blonde"? I think i built a bike when i was like 10
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How can you figure out how to build a bike if you cant run the brake lines?

I mean, honestly, installing the fork/cranks is more difficult.
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Pretty much everything aside from dialing in the brakes and truing wheels is simple on a bike. Except maybe, maybe for pounding in cups if you're a weakling.
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Old 02-16-06, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Blondie
I need help. I just got a GT and Im having trouble with assembly. Everything is put together except for the brakes. The manual is useless and Ill try to explain what I need help with: The line that connects to the V-brake, the end of it I need to connect to the brake "handle", I guess you would call it. Please let me know how to connect this. Thanks.

If these jerks werent helpful enough, can you post a picture of where you're stuck, it will be easier to help out. If you dont have free hosting try photobucket.com to post a picture.
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Originally Posted by Blondie
I need help. I just got a GT and Im having trouble with assembly. Everything is put together except for the brakes. The manual is useless and Ill try to explain what I need help with: The line that connects to the V-brake, the end of it I need to connect to the brake "handle", I guess you would call it. Please let me know how to connect this. Thanks.
You have got to be kiding me, us.
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Originally Posted by racersk66
You have got to be kiding me, us.
Why are you still here?
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idk, no one likes him...no one at all...i dont...do you?
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Old 02-16-06, 11:46 PM
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Hells no.
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tension is building here at bikeforums.net

racers43adsf758adsfa9253 has been betrayed and there yelling at the young ones...
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Old 02-17-06, 10:32 PM
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your not very humorous
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you spelled humorus wrong...


(so did i...)
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Old 02-18-06, 01:01 AM
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"humorous" is spelled correctly.
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illiteracy is excusable, ignorance is not. Maya Angelo said that. the reason im quoting her is beacause I'm just tired of all the nit-picking.
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It's against the law to quote Maya Angelou if you're not black.
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damn, i thought there might be something against that.
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beerman seems to be the king of useless and also very usefull knowledge around here...
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Yeah, don't argue with him.
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