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How do i reconnect the front brakes after putting the front wheel back on

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Do you have v-brakes or disk? If you have v-brakes, just squeeze the brakes together, pull back on the corrugated dust boot and find the slot at the bottom of the curved metal cable tube and slide it into the metal retainer.

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