Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-18-05, 12:28 AM   #1
Bogaurd
Hello.
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Bikes: Stolen! =o
Posts: 15
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Avid Juicy 5's - Going crazy under hard braking!

I've recently got myself a set of avid juicy fives. I've done loads of braking now, to bed them in, but i'm still having a big problem with them

When i brake hard (front brake), instead of a smooth braking, i get a very choppy braking which bends my fork (rock shox judy) all over the place... I swear when it first did it i thought the fork was about to snap, it was so bad. Its like the wavy/polygon rotors dont give an even amount of friction, and as the disc turns through the pads, braking forces wildly fluctuates. It makes a loud machine gun banging sound, and imagine it's giving my suspension bushings hell.

Anyone know why this might be? I've emailed sram, but no reply yet...
Bogaurd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:46 PM.