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Replace Nexus 7-gear cable

Fixing the cargo bike after hunting for bears

Nov. 22, 2020 -

Last week my son and I where looking for bears in the local park... a child's fantasy is priceless! Unfortunately, during some off road riding with our cargo bike, one of the cables got tangled up with a sturdy branch! Our wounded carbo bike was in need for a repair!

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Oops... this is not right!
Oops... this is not right!
The bolt holding the gear cable pulled out of the bracket at the gear hub
The bolt holding the gear cable pulled out of the bracket at the gear hub
Don't forget to put an end cap on the cable to prevent it from unraveling
Don't forget to put an end cap on the cable to prevent it from unraveling
Install the new shifter cable starting from the handle bar
Install the new shifter cable starting from the handle bar
Properly tension the Nexus 7-speed gear hub by aligning the two yellow lines when you have selected the fourth gear
Properly tension the Nexus 7-speed gear hub by aligning the two yellow lines when you have selected the fourth gear
The endpoint has a fixed piece of metal on it - pulling it out can therefore only be done in one direction
The endpoint has a fixed piece of metal on it - pulling it out can therefore only be done in one direction

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