Adjusting Reach on Tektro Hydraulic Brake Levers

Required Tools:

2mm Hex Key

 

Step 1:  Identify the reach adjustment screw

The reach adjustment screw is a set screw located inside of the brake lever.  You can see it by looking at the handlebar from the side.

Tektro Reach Adjustment Screw

 

Step 2:  Adjusting Reach

Use a 2mm hex key to adjust reach

 

To decrease the distance between the brake lever and the handlebar turn the reach adjustment screw counter-clockwise

 

To increase the distance between the brake lever and the handlebar turn the reach adjustment screw clockwise

 

Step 3:  Check Brake Performance

Whenever adjusting brakes, check to make sure the brakes function properly before the bike is ridden.  Make sure the brakes can be fully actuated.

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