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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Oct 18th, 2019, 11:26 am Thread Starter
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Brake pads rubbing

Advise needed -
After installing new brake pads yesterday, noticed a lot of friction between the new pads and the discs.
It is really noticeable when trying to push the bike on a flat surface.
Feels wrong.
Any advise would be appreciated.

Could somebody please post a photo of their front brake caliper? This is how it looks now on my bike:
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Oct 18th, 2019, 1:10 pm
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When you changed the pads did you clean the sides of the caliper pucks? Lots of crud there hangs up on the dust seal and can mess with retraction. I soft brush and some 99% isopropal alcohol will do a nice job. let dry before pushing them back.
not as hard on the seals as brake cleaner.
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