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Trying to adjust the brake lever on a Schwinn ladies cruiser

Trying to adjust the brake lever it's a weinmann 70's i assume. How do i open this thing up? There are no exposed screws.

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When you pull the lever to the bar, look in the gap between the lever and the mount. You'll see the screw that tightens the strap holding the lever mount to the bar. You can get to it by loosening the cable at the brake (at the wheel, that is) and pulling the cable housing and button away and up from the mount, guiding the cable thru the slot in the mount. This will give you a clear shot at the screw that tightens the mount to the handlebar. Yeah, you'll need to adjust the cable tension after you put everything together again, but that's the price you pay for such a beautiful, clean brake lever.

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