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Old 02-22-09, 06:30 PM   #1
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bike brake rotates

My kids bike brake mechanism rotates when she applies the brake and it leaves one pad still contacting the rim. Anything I can do to fix this?
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What kind of bike and what kind of brake?
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My kids bike brake mechanism rotates when she applies the brake and it leaves one pad still contacting the rim. Anything I can do to fix this?
Could you put a little be more effort into your description of the problem? A good picture would really help as well.
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It is a fair cop...

The brakes are linear pull brakes as seen here: http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=21
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USe the adjusting screw as shown near the bottom of the page in your link, just above the section "Pad Wear".
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