Tag: Disc Brake

Fitting Disc Brake Pads On A Road Bike

– Disc brakes are here to stay, and whilst the pads do last quite some time, they will eventually need replacing, so today, let’s look at exactly how to do it so when the time comes, it’s a nice and simple job. (dramatic electronic music) (smooth dance music) Now generally, you’re going to want to […]

Hydraulic Disc Brake Bleeding Done Right (Shimano)

Gary with BBInfinite. Most of us have experienced this…a dead lever. And as you know it means that this break needs to be bled because air has gotten into the lines and that leaves this thing spongy or just plain old not functioning. I’m about to show you how to bleed this brake system but […]

Henry’s Disc Brake Hacks | Mountain Bike Brake Set Up Tips

– Bad feeling brakes can completely throw out a whole bike for me, it’s really, really important to get a nice positive feel, and although it’s a very subjective thing, how you might want them, there’s no reason you can’t maximize your brakes. So what we’re going to look at is ways to fine-tune them […]

Turn Your Road Bike Into A Gravel Bike | GCN How To

– You don’t need a gravel bike to ride on gravel. People have always taken road bikes into the dirt. But if you do ride a lot of gravel, or you wanna ride more gravel, then it could be a good idea just to tweak your road bike so that when you do leave Tarmac, […]

Disc Vs. Rim Brakes | Are Disc Brakes Faster?

– The humble rim brake calliper has been with us for generations. But as bike designs change, and rules change within triathlon and cycling, we’re seeing an emergence of disc brake road and triathlon bikes. And we’re told time and time again that disc brakes are more powerful, they’re better in the wet, and their […]

How To Stop Your Brakes Rubbing | Mountain Bike Maintenance

Disc breaks rubbing can be really annoying, but it also saps your valuable energy and speed So this is how to keep your disc brakes running freely. So there can be two reasons why your brakes aren’t spinning freely. The first one is your disc brake is actually bent The second one is that your […]

The Truth About Wide Tyres And Wide Rims On Road Bikes

now if you paid much attention to bike tech at all you will be well aware of the huge push to wider ties and wider rims now you might not be clear as to why there’s this huge push but that’s okay because we’re going to dig in and find out the reason we’ve been […]

How to True a Bicycle Disc Brake Rotor

In this video, we’ll show you how to true a disc brake rotor. Hello, Calvin Jones here, Park Tool Company. Rotors can become warped from use, abuse or simply by getting too hot. One of the most common causes of a bent rotor is getting banged around when parking the bike or stacking bikes tightly. […]