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Old 11-16-07, 12:12 PM   #1
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jammed disc breaks

I just purchased a new bike with Juicy Seven hydraulic disc brakes. I wasn't aware that I should not pull the brake lever without the tire in place. Now the brake's jammed. Is this fixable? Thanks.
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Doh... thats what the plastic wedge is for in new calipers.

Should be able to carefully pry the pads apart with a knife.
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