How to Adjust Avid Bb5 Disc Brake Calipers?

Answer Disc brakes are a boon for mountain bikes. Power, modulation, and wet-weather performance make for a pleasant and safe cycling experience. All bike components need occasional servicing to keep them... Read More »

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How to Paint Disc Brake Calipers?

Brake fluid is not kind to paint--it penetrates deeply into the finish and permanently stays there; and it creates an annoying spot that looks like it should polish out, but instead is permanent--n... Read More »

How to Install Disc Brake Calipers?

Installing disc brake calipers is basically the same for all vehicles, including the front and back calipers. When you put a new caliper on an automobile, you also have to put a new brake hose on a... Read More »

How to Remove Disc Brake Calipers?

A vehicle's brake calipers press the brake pads against the rotor using an internal piston. The friction created by the pads pressing against the rotors brings the vehicle to a stop. Over time, the... Read More »

How to Adjust Brake Calipers on a Bike?

Brake calipers feature a pair of arms that come together (or retract) simultaneously. The brake, which is cable actuated, requires proper cable tension in order to work. This cable will stretch wit... Read More »