Removing A Rear Bicycle Wheel

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How do you remove the rear bicycle wheel?

Removing A Rear Bicycle Wheel

Many cyclists are afraid to take off the rear wheel to fix a flat for fear of messing up the chain but its not as difficult as most people think. To safely remove your rear wheel, follow these instructions:

• Create slack in the chain by shifting onto the small cog and small ring
• Open the brakes so the tire doesn't bump into the brake pads
• Pull the derailleur back and remove the wheel

   

Comments

1/28/2007 12:05:11 PM
bobly said:

not detailed enough... i dont get the derailleur thing!!


3/14/2007 4:55:33 PM
jun said:

I need to know how to remove the rear wheel if my bike has peds and if my bike has a case around the chain.-_-




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