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Start by identifying your lever: generation 1 or generation 2.
  • Start by identifying your lever: generation 1 or generation 2.

  • Gen 1 lever is pictured on the left. Gen 2 lever is pictured on the right.

  • If you have a generation 1 lever use steps 2-7.

  • If you have a generation 2 lever use steps 8-12.

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At this point you should already have your seatpost installed in your frame and the housing length sorted. Haven't done that yet? See here
  • At this point you should already have your seatpost installed in your frame and the housing length sorted. Haven't done that yet? See here

  • Open the rubber access plug on the top of the lever revealing the T25 Torx cable fixing screw

  • Loosen the screw by turning it counter clockwise

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  • Slide the cable into the lever

  • Be sure the cable passes through the hole in the small aluminum block

  • Pull cable through until it is tight

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  • Slide the cable into the clamp

  • While pulling the cable tight, snug the clamp screw using a T25 Torx

  • If using new housing it is recommend to actuate the lever a few times to seat the housing ferrules onto the housing. After doing so, adjust the cable tension again.

  • Check the function of the lever and post, adjust cable tension as needed using the barrel adjuster

  • Tighten cable fixing screw to 3N*m

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  • Using cable cutters, trim the cable

  • You can trim it close to the clamp or bend it down slightly and install a cable end close to the clamp (we removed the lever for a better view)

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  • With the lever installed on the bike, adjust the paddle position to your preference and tighten the screw to 1N*m

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  • You can also move the lever between the two mounting positions

  • Do a final check on the post function, seatpost clamp torque and lever clamp torque

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  • At this point you should already have your seatpost installed in your frame and the housing length sorted. Haven't done that yet? See here

  • Loosen the 2mm cover screw and remove the cover screw and cover

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  • Slide the cable into the lever

  • While pulling the cable tight, snug the T25 Torx until it bottoms in the hole. DO NOT EXCEED 1Nm

  • The unique cable-clamp design does not benefit from over-tightening.. so don't do it!

  • If using new housing it is recommend to actuate the lever a few times to seat the housing ferrules onto the housing. After doing so, adjust the cable tension again.

  • Check the function of the lever and post, adjust cable tension as needed using the barrel adjuster

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  • Make sure you have about 15mm of cable exposed from the T25 cable fixing bolt

  • Using cable cutters, trim the cable.

  • Install the cable crimp and bend the cable slightly so it is tucked into the cable groove

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  • Re-install the lever cover and tighten cover fixing screw to 1Nm

  • Install the paddle lever and install the fixing bolt

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  • With the lever installed on the bike, adjust the paddle position to your preference and tighten the screw to 1N*m

  • You can also move the lever between the two mounting positions

  • Do a final check on the post function, seatpost clamp torque and lever clamp torque

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Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

Member since: 12/05/2012

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