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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.


Center Pull Brake Service Video

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


Linear Pull Brake Service Video

This article will discuss linear pull style brake rim calipers. Caliper attachment to the frame, pad adjustment to the rim, and pad centering and clearance will be reviewed.


Dual Pivot Brake Service Video

This article will discuss dual pivot calipers arm adjustment from brake attachment to the frame, pad adjustment to the rim, pad clearance, and pad centering.


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.


Cantilever Smooth Post Brake Service Video

This article will review brake caliper mounting and adjustment for cantilever with smooth post style pads. For systems with threaded post brake pads, see Cantilever Threaded Post Brake Service.


Cantilever Threaded Post Brake Service Video

This article will review brake caliper mounting and adjustment for cantilever with threaded post style pads. For systems with smooth post brake pads, see Cantilever Smooth Post Brake Service.


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.


Mechanical Disc Brake Alignment Video

A rubbing or underperforming disc brake can often make a ride frustrating. Regardless of brand and model, this article will help you gain the knowledge you need to adjust mechanical disc brakes.


U-Brake Service Video

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


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