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    Brakes Gone Bad

    Hey, about 1/2 an hour ago, I put some WD-40 on my chian. Then I washed my frame. I just rode it, and the brakes are very bad. They hardly stop me, and when they get to a very slow speed, they have this very loud rubbing noise. Is this maybe becuase some of the WD-40 got on the rotor? Or maybe some water is just in the rotor? Will it go away?

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    wd40 on ur pads... water wont do that

    clean ur pads
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    The WD-40 will wear off your brake pads/rims.. just ride the brakes for a while.

    Next time dont use WD-40 on your chain. Get some actual chain lube. Makes a huge diffrence.

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    If it still don't stop you, get your pad off and burn it in an medium flame for a while. and If you see some smoke evaporating that's some oil (WD-40) coming in your pad. it will take you a minute to burn this stuff. other option buy new one.

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    I've always been told that if you get oil on your pads and then use them...you may as well just get new ones.

    I have gotten simple green on my pads and just took a good long downhill to burn it out.

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    don;t use WD40 its an evil spray can of doom, find different lube
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    Yeah, I rode them for the last 2 days. They are getting better. I just got some chain lube. The last stuff I had ran out.

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