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Its important to tune up bicycle brakes to ensure adequate braking

Its important to tune up bicycle brakes to ensure adequate braking


Brakes are the most important part of your electric bicycle so it's important to know a few things about them to ensure you enjoy a fun and safe riding ...

For the mechanical disc brakes, you'll notice red dials on the braking mechanisms on the front and rear tires and these are handy to make micro-adjustments ...

How to Check and Adjust Bike Disc Brakes

It's important to tune up bicycle brakes to ensure adequate braking. Learn how to properly adjust your bicycle brakes to keep you and your bike safe.

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When disc brake systems are brand new, they don't actually work to their potential; some are abysmally weak feeling. The reason why is that the rotors and ...


Trusty ol' cable-actuated brakes are great for some uses and come with a separate full-length list of issues. We will stick to hydraulic brakes below.

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Loosen the caliper bolts and wiggle the caliper loose, then hold down the brake lever. Holding down the brake lever will center the caliper over ...

BRAKE LEVER: The brake is actuated by a brake lever at the handlebars.

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Caliper brakes are not mounted on lugs/bosses, but instead are mounted just above the wheel, on the top of the fork or bridge in the rear frame tubes.

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The angle that the brake pad meets the wheel rim face is really important to proper vintage road bicycle brake function. The front of the pad must be ...

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Hydraulic disc brakes have many of the same components as mechanical disc systems with some minor but important differences. For one thing hydraulic disc ...

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Periodically inspect brake pads for wear. If the pads have worn unevenly or more than half their original depth, it is time for replacement.

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Remove the pin holding the brake pads in place. Use the needle nose pliers to grab the end of the pin and carefully bend it in line with the rest of the pin ...

If you want to ride happily and pain-free for many years and miles to come, do yourself a favor and give yourself the gift of a proper bicycle fit.


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For use with direct-pull cantilevers („V-Brakes“) the attachment point of the cable is moved outward. For use with conventional cantilever brakes ans ...

Step 1 – Centre your brakes. Firstly, it's important ...

Bicycles/Maintenance and Repair/Brakes/Adjusting Rim Brakes

Note: If the caliper does not slide onto the disc easily, please refer to the article linked HERE to increase the space between the brake pads and allow ...

(We've done the front wheel but it's the