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Rim Brake Identification Video

This article will assist in identifying common rim brake systems and direct the reader to the article that outlines the full process of mounting and adjustment.


Brake Pad Replacement: Rim Brakes Video

Brake pad replacement is a common service for rim caliper braking systems. With use, pads will simply lose material and become too thin to be effective. Additionally, pad material will also harden as it ages, becoming less effective. This article will discuss brake pad replacement on bicycle rim brake systems.


U-Brake Service Video

This article will discuss brake mounting and adjustment for U-brake rim caliper systems.


Side Pull Brake Service Video

This article will discuss side pull caliper arm adjustment, pad adjustment to the rim, pad centering, and pad clearance. For purposes of this article, the terms "left" and "right" will be from the "mechanic's point of view," not from sitting on the bike.


Center Pull Brake Service Video

This article will discuss brake mounting and adjustment for the center pull rim brakes.


Brake Housing & Cable Installation: Upright Bars Video

This article will review housing and cable installation for upright bar brake levers.


Brake Lever Mounting & Positioning: Drop Bars Video

This article will review brake lever mounting and positioning on drop handlebars.


Brake Lever Mounting & Positioning: Upright Bars Video

This article will review brake lever mounting and positioning on upright handlebars.


Avid® Juicy Caliper Brake Bleed Service

This article will discuss bleeding of the Avid® Juicy disc caliper brakes. For caliper adjustment and housing length adjustments see Avid Hydraulic Caliper Brake Installation & Hose Length Changes.


Shimano® Hydraulic Brake Service and Adjustment

This article will discuss the service and adjustment of the Shimano® hydraulic disc brake systems. For information on the disc rotor mounting and service, see Rotor Disc Service and Installation.


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