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I am assuming that the cable has come out of the fixed non moving part of the brake lever but is still attached to the actual moving part of the lever. You can try to remove the wheel and close the brake caliper by hand. This may require a third hand or a wire tie to hold it closed. This will generate enough slack in the cable to reinstall it in the lever. ...


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You still may want an inline adjuster, but if you don't have it, here's the procedure I use (I don't use one): Disconnect cable from front derailleur Shift to small ring, large cog Adjust the lower limit screw to put 1mm of clearance between chain and inner cage. Turn the lower limit screw CW 1/2 turn (pushes cage further from chain) Reattach cable and ...


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If there's no barrel adjuster, then you'll need one installed. Ask LBS to do that or do it yourself: Get an inline barrel adjuster and two 4mm ferrules. These are pretty cheap. Get tools to cut cable housing. Make sure there is enough shifting cable left to accomodate extra 3-4 centimeters added by adjuster. If it's too short, get a new cable. Detach cable ...



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