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Simple (i think) brake problem
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unhooked my brake cable to fix a flat and now that i hooked it to the brake again my brakes are way too tight. they grip the rim on both sides. any suggestions? thanks!--Dan
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#2
Check all housing to make sure they are seated properly in the bosses
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#3
what kind of brakes?

If linear pull (aka V brakes); most likely the noodle is not all the way seated.
Nigel
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