The brake pads are housed in the caliper and are forced into the rotor. Disc caliper brakes slow the bike by converting the speed and energy of the bicycle into heat. Disc brakes can be effective in wet weather where mud, dirt and water are a concern in braking. The system can generate significant heat from slowing the wheel and bike.
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Page 2 Rev. You have selected the best mechanical disc brakes your money can buy! This manual contains important information for installing, setting up and adjusting your new brakes. To ensure that your Avid brakes perform properly, we recommend that you have them installed by a qualified bicycle mechanic. To reduce could lead to a severe injury. Avid logo MUST face out. Install the wheel into the fork or frame. Tighten the mounting bolts to the specified torque.
Check that the caliper moves freely on the CPS hardware. Note that the rotor should not be centered between the walls of the caliper body. Rotor should be offset to the outboard side of the rotor slot. This positions the pads for the next step in the installation. It may take anywhere from 20 to 40 complete stops to break in Avid pads. Over time, you will need to compensate for brake pad wear.
You can do so with two very simple adjustments: You can do so with two very simple adjustments: 1. Pull the pad spreader clip from between the pads, then pull the pads out of the caliper one at a time. This - Bushings warranty only applies to the original owner and is not transferable. This manual is also suitable for:.
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How to setup the Avid BB7 Common issues There are a couple of common issues with the BB7 that crop up in many of the forums, many of them due to not taking care with the setup of them. One of the most common complaints is of a spongy feel. This is most certainly down to the type of cable and routing being used. At the very least you absolutely MUST use compressionless cable housing, and make sure that you run it full length to the brakes themselves.
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