Introduzione

This guide will give an in-depth demonstration of how to tune single pivot caliper brakes on a bicycle in addition to our project show tips and tricks with important cautions during disassembly.

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Set bike up on bike stand or have someone hold onto the bike, keeping it balanced.
  • Set bike up on bike stand or have someone hold onto the bike, keeping it balanced.

  • Pull on brake levers so that the brakes pads are touching the edge of the rim.

    • If the top edge on either side of the brakes are misaligned with the top edge of the rim, your brake calipers will need to be tuned.

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Using a 10 mm wrench, back out of the barrel adjuster on the brake calipers 2-3 turns.
  • Using a 10 mm wrench, back out of the barrel adjuster on the brake calipers 2-3 turns.

  • With the same 10 mm wrench, loosen the pinch bolt at the bottom of brake caliper to release the brake wire.

    • Loosening the pinch bolt is optional.

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  • With the 10 mm wrench, loosen the bolt connecting the brake caliper to the frame of the bicycle.

  • Adjust the brake caliper so that it is centered with the tire and rim. Tighten bolt back up when finished.

    • You may have to repeat this step a few times to ensure the caliper is centered with the tire and rim.

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  • Take the 10 mm wrench and loosen the bolt on the back side of the brake pad.

  • Adjust the brake pads position on the rim by sliding it up and down along the surface of the rim until it is centered.

  • When finished, tighten the bolt for the brake pad back up to hold its position.

    • Adjusting the brakes may take several attempts.

    • The brake pad should not touch the tire at all.

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  • Pull on the the brake lever to adjust the pad clearance from the brake line.

  • Tighten the barrel adjuster at the brake caliper.

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Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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How do u fix the mounting bolt to the front caliper that connects brake to bike that bolt where do I get one

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