DIY bike brake lock

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DIY bike brake lock

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Superlocal shares a simple solution for preventing a bike from rolling during train transportation – a velcro strap. I’m guessing a heavy-duty rubber band might do the trick as well. – DIY brake lock

2 thoughts on “DIY bike brake lock

  1. joerg says:

    Beware not to do this on hydraulic brakes, though. Some of those brakes (those with brake fluid reservoirs on the levers?) are susceptible to internal leakage. If if you pressurize them for a prolonged time, you may need to de-areate them in order to regain full braking power.

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