How to Adjust Your Child’s 1st Hand Brake

How to Adjust Your Child’s 1st Hand Brake

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In this tutorial we’ll learn how to set up your child’s first hand brake. Often the excitement of getting a new bike with a hand brake quickly turns to disappointment when your child tries to use it, only to find the lever is too far from the handlebar and hard to pull. On most children’s bikes this is easy to fix.

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  1. Brandan Fiederlein on April 9, 2023 at 7:15 am

    Hi, my bike has a spring on the reach adjustment screw, can I take this off so I can screw it in further? I can’t reach it comfortably even with it fully in

  2. Andrew Franklin on April 9, 2023 at 7:18 am

    The beginning of the video was great, but the last part was total nonsense. Pushing the spring in once won’t do anything to relieve its tension. If that was going to work, the spring would become noticeably weaker each and every time the brake was applied because each time the brake is applied it pushes the spring in towards the wheel then the spring pushes the brake back away from the wheel.

  3. Eunice Terte on April 9, 2023 at 7:33 am

    Hi there! Tightening or loosening the screw isn’t moving the lever at all
    It did before I adjusted the cable. But doesn’t do anything now. 😞

  4. Sahil Aboobacker on April 9, 2023 at 7:34 am

    How to remove it

  5. JKA on April 9, 2023 at 7:47 am

    Thanks for making this video

  6. Blades on April 9, 2023 at 7:51 am

    Do fucking what?

  7. carbonfusion on April 9, 2023 at 7:59 am

    Brother, I really appreciated this video! My son learning to ride his first bike without training wheels and with new to him handbrakes is really going to appreciate this change. Thanks so much for taking the time to explain this to uninformed men like me lol!

  8. Aiden Rox on April 9, 2023 at 8:06 am

    Thank you SO much! Helped out a lot.