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Change rear wheel on the trek scratch air 6

No quick release on the trek scratch air 6 2010, am wanting to know how to remove my rear wheel for when i get a puncture ect..?

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Put the chain on front side peddal on the smallest gear.
unlock the rear wheel and tap on side wheel whit your hand.

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