The brake setup varies depending on the model of the bike (i.e. what year it was produced in) however it is usually just a standard brake setup... When looking at the handlebars you will see the brake lever (the one you pull to apply the brakes) the rear one is located on the left hand side. Attached to this will be a cable, this cable consists of the black sleeve and inner wire, when you pull on the lever it should pull the inner wire through the cable. Follow this cable down the bike to the rear calipers, these are two brake arms with pads on them that should rub on the rim of the back wheel when you pull on the lever. Since I do not know what your exact problem is with the brakes I suggest you do the following check: 1) make sure that the cable is well lubricated. and slides through the housing easily. 2) the pads are alligned with the rim so that when pulled in they are touching the metal. 3) the pads do not touch the rim unless you are pulling on the lever Finally make sure that the rim is clean of any grease and muck and that the brake pads are clean as well, this make it easier for them to grip the wheel. Try lightly rubbing the pads with some sandpaper to make them grip better. I hope this helps, Good Luck BMX RULES
First I'm not at all certain what you mean by "mountain bike brakes", could mean either discs or v-brakes. Either way I'm not sure that either the frame or fork on a BMX would have the fittings required to take MTB brakes in place.
Depends on what's wrong with it - which we can't figure out from your question. I'll post a couple of helpful links on bike maintenance and repairs.
There should be a bolt that secures a wire. Untighten that bolt. Pull the wire until the brake is near the rim of the wheel. Hold that wire there wile tightening the bolt. If you can't tighten it yourself, have someone to help you. That should do it. If you are having trouble with the part that you push to stop the bike, change it and start the instructions on the top again there you go.
Also, get cardboard between the brake pads and the rim, then tighten, then pull the wire and tighten the bolt then take the cardboard out and then you have a near perfect brake.
Depends on what's wrong with it. Head over to www.sheldonbrown.com, parktool.com or www, bicycletutor.com to find out more basic facts.
You find out what is jamming them and fix it.
if your breaks are rubbing there could be a couple things could be messed up your rim could be bent or the break cable could be to short
dont slam on the breaks
Depends on how fast you pedal. As it is a single gear bike. BMX bikes are made that way because if crashed, the bike would be 10 times harder to fix.
No. It's possible to get the bikes fixed.
There are shops that are specifically themed just to fix bikes. Most mechanics are also trained to fix bikes, but it is best to call and make sure there is someone on staff.
You dont. You replace it. Leave it to a professional. You dont want to experiment with brakes. DJ FLIP Housepartykings.com
how do you fix brakes on a 2002 Cl 500 Benz
before doing the barspin turn your bars the other way and that should fix it
Will require more specifics, what part you want to fix in the rear brakes?
There are a number of places that fix brakes. Midas is one of the most well know places, but there are also local companies who can change your brakes.
I would assume it will cost anywhere from $100- $300 to fix your car brakes. Because they are an important part of your car it can be expensive to fix them .
Are you talking about seized brakes? As in the wheels no longer turn because the brakes are stuck? or.......?