How do you fix the brakes on the back of a mongoose rebel bmx bicycle?
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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
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Depends on what's wrong with it, which there's no way for us to figure out based on what you'vre written. I'll post a couple of links where you can do your own research.
On the mongoose rebel bmx bicycle the sleeve that goes in the frame and into the handle bars is broken is there a schematic to tell me how to replace it The front brake cable goes through it?
Unfortunately, your question is very unclear. "Sleeve"? Your front brake cable goes through a bolt that goes through the handlebar stem. Are these the parts we are talking about? What part of this assembly is actually broken?
bmx brakes are usually standard caliper brakes.. they can also be found on 26" bikes and other bikes, they are less powerful than v brakes and disc brakes. there are 4 parts to the brake, the brake lever (handlebars) the brake cable, the brake calipers and the brake pads. the pads are on eit…her side of the rim of the wheel, attached to the callipers which sit on brake mounts and are bolted in on springs, they cross over just after the rib of the tyre. the cable attatches to both calipers and pulls them both away from the wheel, because they are crossed over and on springs on mounts, the pads are pushed into the wheel rim by this action causing the bike to stop or slow down. this is all controlled by the brake lever. (MORE)
No Mongoose Bikes are made very cheap and are not good at all. I ride BMX and am sponsored by a few companies such as coalition. If You Want A GOOD bike go to an authorized bike shop and get eastern bikes, oddysey bikes, animal bikes, fit bikes, Sunday bikes, demolition bikes, bully bikes, coalition… bikes, shadow conspiracy bikes, and brands like that for parts, and build a custom bike with a trained pro. it might run u up over a thousand dollars though but its worth it. ive got one 2,384$ (MORE)
google mongoose rebel and go to the 2nd option under the shopping thing. it should be walmart.com. they have pics that you can look at so that might answer ur question
Well, if it's the tire that's crooked you deflate it a bit, wiggle it into place, and inflate it again. If it's actually the rim that's gone crooked it's another deal entirely. Type "wheel trueing" into any search engine and see what oyu get.
Bicycle brakes allow the rider to slow down in a controlled mannerand with out undue wear on the tires.
To fix BMX handlebars, you might need to bend the handlebars backto their correct position. You might also need to tighten the boltthat anchors the handlebars to the bike. Fixes will vary dependingon what is wrong with the bike.
You buy bicycle brake cables, either from a bicycle store, or from an internet source. If you need to be told this you probably need to be told how to install them as well, so go look at www.bicycletutor.com, www.parktool.com or www.sheldonbrown.com
yes you can have one brake . some people have a back and front and some people ride with none like me . its all down to you personal likings.
I am looking for one too. This is all I found, I don't know the name of the bike. It might be custom made? http://bmxmongoose.com/images/bikeMS_pics_2010/bikeMS_BMX_2.jpg
Usually called a coaster brake. It's built into the rear hub and can't be added later - unless you replace the whole hub.
Some exotic bmx minis and micros have been built that weigh less than 8 pounds- these would be for four to six year olds who race BMX. Typical minis will weigh from 12.5 to 15 pounds ranging in price from $2000 custom built to $300 stock model. Damon Sprague showed a custom built micro mini at t…he 2012 USA BMX Grand Nationals that weighed 7.59 pounds! Further work was done off till an astounding 6.5 pound weight was acheived. It can be read about in May 2013 PULL Magazine article by George Vick. (MORE)
All mongoose BMX bikes and pretty much all BMXes in general use 20" wheels, which makes all frames very similar in size. Get one with brakes and you should be good.
Alot of people say brakes are for fakes, but they are nice to have every once and a while. I would probably be dead 5 times over if i didn't use brakes, it depends what you are doing either street or dirt tracks. It is better to have brakes on street.
Brakes help a bicycle to stop, of course --- but do you know why? it's because brakes use friction. When you squeeze the brakes, rubber blocks press against the wheels. The friction between the blocks and the wheels slow your bicycle down.
All mongoose bmx are horrible! if you are looking for a good bmx bike look at Fit, kink, haro bmx bikes.
clean rims with rubbing alcohol and brillo pad/scotch brite . get new brake pads . have a look at your cabling, cables and cable sheaths should be as short as possible while still making smooth bends.
Then it's probably intended for vert/flatland or some other form of trick riding where brakes generally aren't used. Depending on if it has a brake bridge in place or not it might be possible to drill it for brakes. You won't have any cable stops so you'll have to run full cable sheaths all the way …from the levers. If you want to ride it in traffic or race it you might be better off selling it/trading it for another bike. (MORE)
I'm assuming you're asking about how to remove the freewheel, as the Mongoose Rebel 20 is a single-gear BMX. In that case you need the correct freewheel puller to get the freewheel off. Check out www.parktools.com for more info.
Yes, you can have a foot brake AKA coaster brake on a BMX. But it'snot that common, apart from on bikes most intended for kids doingcasual riding. For dedicated riding, people prefer hand-operated brakes, as theymake it faster to get back on power after braking.
Depends. Race bikes tends to have only a rear brake. Bikes for vert riding (lots of jumps) tend not to have brakes. Bikes mainly intended for other kinds of trick riding might not have brakes either. If you ever plan to ride you bike in traffic, brakes are often a legal requirement as well as b…eing very useful to have. Yes, your average BMX bike has brakes, but only in the rear. Old school bikes had brakes in the front and rear, but front brakes are normally only found on department store bmx bikes nowadays. Many Pro riders, however, prefer their bikes lighter, and choose not to use brakes and stop the bike by jamming their foot in between the seat and wheel (Called a footjam). I would not recommend removing the brakes from your bike unless you have had a lot of practice on how to stop yourself safely and quickly without them. Hope this helps! (MORE)
Depends on what's wrong with it and what kind it is. www.sheldonbrown.com, www.bicycletutor.com and www.parktool.com all have info on how to fix your bike.
It depends on what kind of stem it has, which I can't see on the pics I've found. I suggest you head over to the link below, it should show you how to work with the different options available.
They CAN have, but usually not. If you're racing having to backpedal would take precious time, and you'd lose even more before you can go on power again. If you're doing tricks a pedal brake can mess with your ability to roll backwards. But if you want a BMX for casual riding it's no trouble buildin…g one up with a pedal(AKA coaster) brake rear wheel. (MORE)
my friend has the 2011 model i wouldnt recommend it its really heavy and had the bunny hop on probably around 28kg
i think most stems fit but i would take it to the place you are buying it or take the messurements of the old 1
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. (MORE)
My front brakes or back brakes dont work on my mongoose Ko bike when i pull the brakes what do i do?
Impossible to answer from such a short description, but probably you need to tighten the cables one way or another. Try the related links.
Absolutely, the best riders all ride brakeless. But, if you ride on the road brakes can save your life. In most places they're even required by law.
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
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.
yeah. mongoose has two sectors. one makes crappy bikes that are sold at walmart, target, meijer, etc. but the other sector makes pro bikes that are just about as good as cult, united, and stolen.
There's really not much point in that, unless you simultaneously replace the rear wheel with a single speed wheel and add some chain guides. But if you insist: unhook shifter cable by the shifter and pull it out. Pull grip(s) off handlebar. Loosen Allen screw on underside of shifter clamp. Pull shif…ter off. (MORE)
yes but not a very good one.weighs about 50-60lbs.you can get a way better bike around $300 that will last a lot longer and weighs a lot less.
If you're looking for a good bmx, It really depends on the type of riding you do. If you race BMX, you probably want something like a Standard Byke Co BMX or a Free Agent. Standard is hand made in Davenport, Iowa. USA. If you are into flatland, A WeThePeople (WTP) or a Fly BMX may suit you bette…r with their over built frame and fork combos made to take hard landing after hard landing. If you are into freestyle, Haro is still a great brand. Now the price. Most bikes are available prebuilt, but they are mostly low end builds, 300 to 500 dollars or maybe a little more. If you want a top end bike, you're going to have to build your own and thats where it get's expensive. You can literally spend thousands if you pick out all the best of the best parts. Like cranks for instance, a set of Profile Elite cranks are going to be 450 dollars or so, but a set of colony v2's will run you about 160 or so and there are many many other brands at different price points.You can get a set of Poverty cranks for 40 bucks or so. Bars can run 75 to 100 and more Stems start about 40 bucks for decent quality, and go over 100 for the ultra light stuff. Wheels are what really cost the bills. Ideally, you want at least double wall rims and stainless spokes paired with a sealed bearing cassette hub, as with everything, the better you want, the more they cost. So for a full on custom BMX, with high quality parts, 1500 to 2000 or even more. Of course if you just want the look and don't plan on doing any of the rough stuff, you can buy something at Wal-Mart (MORE)
Just count the number of sprockets at the rear hub, then look/ask for a chain for that number of speeds. Keep in mind that all chains are sold long, and usually have to be cut to size when fitted. If you haven't got a chain breaker tool yourself you might as well have the store replace the chain whi…le you're at it. Also keep in mind that chain and sprockets wear together, and to avoid further troubles, is't often best to replace both at the same go. (MORE)
Pretty much the same way most bikes are built. Thin-walled steel pipes are cut to length and mitered, and the joined together by welding or brazing. Rims are made by either steel strips or alloy extrusions rolled into hoops and joined together, then laced to hubs. Cranks are usually forged.
quite heavy but for me is quite light and is an epic bmx bike u should totally get it
Depends on what its for. A pro race bike will have a rear brake, but not a pro vert bike.
Can be either. In Scandinavia and Central Europe, right/rear is the normal set-up,but most shops can provide left/rear AKA Moto-style brakes if youask for it.
Mongoose, like most other department store bikes, is made by Pacific Cycle. They make most any of the low cost bike you'll find in places like Walmart, Target and some sporting goods stores. So, if you're looking for a good bike, go to a bike shop
Not all of them do, but those who have will usually be equipped with a type of caliper brake known as an U-brake.
When a person is riding a bicycle and suddenly apply the front brake the back part of the bicycle raises why?
Because of inertia. Stuff that is moving wants to keep moving. Whenthe bike can't go forward, it'll try to topple forward instead.
Depending on the amount of money the person wants to spend and the specific type of the cycle, the BMX cycles made by Mongoose can be bought online on numerous websites such as eBay, Mongoose BMX Bike Direct, Chain Reaction Cycles or Evans Cycles etc.
Old BMX bicycles, in general, have a medium market. There are few collectors of BMX bicycles though. One can expect between $100-$500 for an old BMX bicycle.
The easiest way in order to find possibilities to purchase GT BMX bicycles would be to use the store locator functionality available on the official web site. This store locator can be found in the upper right corner on the homepage "GTbicycles". It is entitled "Find a Dealer".
One can order them from the website Amazon, for instance. Amazon is a huge store that offers pretty much everything one could ever want or need. They are very reputable, safe and have been in business for many years. One could also order a Mongoose BMX bike from the official Mongoose website. The of…ficial websites of both Walmart and Target have many models in stock, and Target even offers free shipping. (MORE)
Depends on if it's a freewheel or a freehub design. For a freewheelyou need the appropriate freewheel puller. For a freehub you need asplined lockring tool.
There are too many perfectly decent bmx makers for that to bereliably answered. . For the same kind of money, you very much get the same qualitybike regardless of brand. . One might have a better frame. Another has better wheels. Whichyou think is better depends on personal preference rather thana…ctual differences. (MORE)