Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Diego
Bikes: 1988 Peugeot PY-10P Frankenbike, 1994 Diamond Back Response Elite MTB. 1964 Schwinn Typhoon. 1977 Peugeot PRN10E, 2003 Performance M-201 MTB dirt rider. 1974 Bridgestone Sprinter, 2015 Scott Sub 10 Citybike.
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Are some MTB wheels more prone to brake squeek than others?
I found a nice MTB on Craigslist recently, and to get it rideable, I took the wheels off my other MTB, replaced the brake pads front and rear, and went for a nice ride. No brake noise.
Then after replacing the tires on the bikes original rims, I put them on. Holy crap! The brake noise was bad, from both wheels.
I alcohol cleaned the rims, set the brakes with a little nose in attitude and tried it again. Better, but still noisy. What am I missing here?