Dismount A Rear Brake Cable On A Bike

Introduction

If the stops on a rear brake cable run have slots it's possible to demount the cable for inspection, cleaning and lubrication, without unclamping the inner-cable.

Step 1

Open The Brake - Dismount A Rear Brake Cable On A Bike

Open The Brake

Open the brake or if there is a quick-release on the lever open that.

Step 2

Dismount the rear brake cable - Dismount A Rear Brake Cable On A Bike

Dismount the rear brake cable

The rear brake cable will now be slack so it can be released from the slotted cable guides and the inner-cable can be inspected and cleaned and lubricated if necessary.