Having problems with my front brake that I can't seem to solve. My brakes are dia compe sidepulls, but I'm not sure of the model.
Whenever I release the lever one of the arms retract but the other only does so just enough to clear the rim, however next time I have to use the brakes the unretracted arm will contact first and will then rub along the rim after I release.
It seems that if the body could just stay still while the arms close, all my problems would be fixed. However the bolt that connects the brakes to the body, when tightened, causes the arms to not retract at all.
In contrast to the rear brakes that simply "snap" into place whenever i release them.
I've read sheldon brown's site on how to adjust side pulls, but I don't understand any of the word he's saying, especially the part about dia compes.
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The link to his article http://www.sheldonbrown.com/caliper-sidepull.html