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04-13-02, 09:59 AM
OK i just got a Hotrock A1 FS 26 a week ago. Love the bike. Its my first so not to sure really how great it is and all :)
but, When ever i use the front brake it skeeks. or so it seems like it is coming for there. Does any one know how to fix this?
Thank you for your help.
04-13-02, 02:24 PM
It's fairly common for rim brakes to squeal with brand new rims/brake pads or when the rims are wet. If they haven't quieted down after a few rides then perhaps the pads need to be 'toed-in' (angled slightly). If that doesn't help then you could try changing the pads to better ones, like 'Kool-stop'. Also, some brakes just squeak no matter what you do with them and the only solution there is to replace them.
Have a look at this thread:
there are many good tips there.
04-13-02, 10:20 PM
Thank you for your help. After ajusted it right, they are good now
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