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  1. #1
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    Screaming brakes

    Newbe, just joined,OK all guys,Just found a answer to screaming bike brakes GUMPTION (That's what its called in Aussie downunder).Wet some steelwool dip it into the Gumption and gently rub along the wheel and watch it come off,and then clean with damp rag.10 minutes and one wheel is done.Cheers to all

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    too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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    Love the product's name, unfortunately it's pretty pricey in the USA.
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    An ounce of diagnosis is worth a pound of cure.

    “Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin

    “One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions” - Adm Grace Murray Hopper - USN

    WARNING, I'm from New York. Thin skinned people should maintain safe distance.

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    I just adjust the toe-in, it's free.
    If you don't know the way, you shouldn't be going there.

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    Gumption, Its a character trait .. but i suppose, in capitalism, everything is for sale.

    week-end training seminar gets you training for say 500 bucks a head ..

    with lunch and no - host Bar

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    Loosen the holder, old debit card under the rear of the pad, squeeze the brake, tighten, viola.

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