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How do i bleed front breaks after replacing break cables

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The brakes on a bike are bled the same way as a car. You pump up the brakes and losen the bleeder valve on the caliper. It is a 8mm nipple on the caliper make sure to hold the brake lever until you retighten the bleeder valve. do this until you get a good feel on the lever. wait an hour or so and make sure the lever is holding pressure if not continue the process. another way to save some time is fill the brake reservoire and open the bleeder valve till fluid starts to come out then preform the above procedure. I hope this helps you and thank you.

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