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Wheels changing on Giant Rebel 4

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Asked by: Tania Edwards

How do you take the front wheel off a bike with rim brakes?

Quote from video: Making sure the wheel sits squarely in the fork. If you have disc brakes line up the rotor to fit in the gap between the brake pads. This will help the wheel slide smoothly back into the fork.

How do you take the front wheel off a mountain bike?

Quote from video: It's going to be different depending on your bike for this one we're going to take our five millimeter allen wrench. And get it in there we'll loosen that axle. Until it's all the way loose.

How do you put a rear wheel on a bike with gears?

Quote from video: Aligned then insert your through axle and tighten. Thoroughly. If your derailleur. Has a clutch make sure you remember to turn it back on.

Can I put wider tires on my road bike?

Most road bike frames can accommodate a tire as wide as about 28mm. Cyclocross and touring bikes are generally designed to accommodate wider tires. We recommend 23mm and 25mm wide tires for recreational road cyclists.

How do you take the front wheel off a Giant bike with disc brakes?

Quote from video: Just loosen the skewer and unscrewing the nut on the other. Side. Then the wheel comes out. We may be doing this to fit the bike in the car or pull it away somewhere that sort of thing.

How do you remove rear bike wheels with disc brakes and no quick release?

Disengage brakes and derailleur gear (gives chain more slack, making wheel removal easier) Work on the nuts and loosen them using a spanner (Pro tip: use a spanner with the exact size of nuts) Gently remove the rear bike wheel. Completely remove the derailleur chain and lift your bike off the ground.

How do I change the wheels on my mountain bike?

Quote from video: Simple put straight into the end there into the head. And you want to loosen this anti clockwise or counter clockwise nice.

How do you take mountain bike tires off without levers?

Quote from video: First thing you want to do put the tire on the ground and start just pressing the inside of the bead. Into the center of the rim.

How do you remove front wheel with quick release?

Quote from video: We slide the wheel into the fork and the hub axle up into the dropouts holding the quick-release straight. Out we tighten the nut. Until it's snug.

How do I change the rear wheel on my bike?

Quote from video: To replace it simply reverse the procedure put your back wheel on the floor. And then using your hand that's on the frame just guide. The lower loop of chain underneath. The sprockets.

How do I reinstall my rear wheel?

Quote from video: To replace the wheel do the same steps in Reverse as you bring the wheel back into the frame align the chain back on to the smallest column.

How do you put a rear wheel on a bike with disc brakes?

Quote from video: To replace the wheel lay the top of the chain on the smallest cog and guide the wheel up and into the dropouts. Pay close attention to ensure the rotor is placed between the gap of the brake caliper.

How do you remove a giant through axle?

Quote from video: Start by opening the lever. You may have to line up the lever in the cutout. If available unscrew counterclockwise until it stops gaining distance hold the bike steady.

Do Giant bikes have quick release?

Quick Release of Through Axle

The wheels on your bike are attached using a quick release skewer or a thru-axle. These mechanisms make it easy to remove or install a wheel, but it is important to check that they are tight and secured.

How do I change the front tire on my bike?

Quote from video: Rim before pulling off the tire in its tube gently pull the tire valve out of the rim you can then remove the tire and easily pull out the puncture.

How do you remove wheels from rim brakes?

Quote from video: You're going to set the fork. Right back down onto that axle like that hold one side up against the fork. And screw the other.

How do I take a wheel off a bike rim?

Quote from video: Open and loosen the adjusting nut if necessary. You can now guide the wheel out of the dropouts. You may need to remove the axle completely to guide the wheel out of the dropouts safety tabs.

How do I remove the front end of my bike?

Quote from video: So if you've got a bike with a quick-release then removing the front wheel is extremely. Easy. So you start by pulling this handle away from the frame. And sometimes it might be a little bit tight.

How do you take the front brake off a bike?

Quote from video: Our first step is to move the boot from the noodle grasp the brake arms squeeze them together remove the noodle from its housing allowing the brake arms to fall open.

Can you ride a bike with only front brake?

The front brake is the only brake capable of providing maximum stopping power to a bike, whereas the rear brake will skid. Most experienced riders know to use the front brake exclusively — lacking a rear brake is no real disadvantage for a bike, fixie or otherwise.

Can I ride bike without front brake?

A fixed wheel counts as a rear brake, but you still need a calliper on the front. “A front brake is necessary on a bicycle,” he said. “If you’re trying to stop a bicycle, or any vehicle, as quickly as you can there will be hardly any weight on the back wheel.