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Old 04-06-06, 09:37 AM   #1
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shimano brake alignment/centering

have a problem with the alignment/centering of ultegra brakes on an aegis aro svelte i just purchased. when applying the brakes they actually seem to move the rim over a small amount (perhaps a 1/32") versus centering. i have tried to recenter the brake assembly by loosing the brake/frame attachment bolt but still can't seem to get the results i am looking for. i noticed on the left arm there is a small allen bolt adjustment facing upwards. is this for centering purposes? oh and the wheels are perfectly dished. thanks for any input.
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yeah, it's that little tiny allen bolt. You get it close with the frame attachment bolt, then fine adjust with the little tiny one.
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