Bicycle Mechanics - How to fix rubbing brake pad on Avid Shorty 4 cantis?
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I have Avid Shorty 4s on my LHT. I'm having trouble with one of the rear brake pads rubbing against the rim. How do I adjust the pad outward so this doesnt happen? Do I loosen the straddle cable a little bit?
05-20-07, 11:12 AM
i don't have avids, but many cantis have a small adjustment screw for tuning spring tension. try screwing in the side that rubs and/or unscrewing the side that doesn't.
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