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I need to know how to attach brake cables to the brakes

I bought aPink Angel bicycle for my daughter's birthday tomorrow - the brake cables arte attached to the calliper brakes but are not connected to the break leavers on the handlebars. there are no instructions how to solve this problem.
Can anyone help me?

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There should be (for lack of a better desciption) a round metal "plug" on the end of the brake cable where it attacheds to the lever. it hooks into the lever and there should be an adjustment further down to the caliper to adjust it.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009


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