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New Fuji Odessa1 Assembled bike but rear brakes always on. Please advise brake adjustment method. Also front brakes left side(seated on bike) has cable going to it. right side brake works. left not. loosen nut and tighten cable I assume.''Thanks'' Bill DeCastro

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Assuming the wheel is centered in the frame and all is working well, the pressure springs need to be adjusted. using the pressure screws (small screw sticking out of thr side of the brake) you can adjust the return pressure of each side. Loosen the screw on the side that is moving a quarter turn, tighten the screw on the side that does not move. squeeze the brake lever, check operation, continue until the brakes work equally.

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