Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-19-09, 10:54 PM   #1
serge163
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Bikes:
Posts: 56
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Problems installing avid bb7 front calliper

the mounting bracket bolts hit the rotor, what the hell is the deal?
thank you

origin 8 scout 29, xt m757 hub, 700c mavic
serge163 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-09, 11:32 PM   #2
Dannihilator
User Title
 
Dannihilator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Annandale, New Jersey
Bikes: 2014 Surly Steamroller, 1989 Nishiki Altron
Posts: 19,422
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Did you put the bolts that were supposed to fasten the caliper to the adapter to the ones that put the adapter to the fork tabs?
__________________
Signature.
Dannihilator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-09, 11:35 PM   #3
serge163
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Bikes:
Posts: 56
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
no those are way longer
serge163 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-09, 11:40 PM   #4
Dannihilator
User Title
 
Dannihilator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Annandale, New Jersey
Bikes: 2014 Surly Steamroller, 1989 Nishiki Altron
Posts: 19,422
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
You may need to shim the bolts some then.
__________________
Signature.
Dannihilator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-09, 12:21 AM   #5
CCrew
Older than dirt
 
CCrew's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Winchester, VA
Bikes: Too darn many.. latest count is 11
Posts: 5,343
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yup, flat washer time.
CCrew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-09, 10:21 AM   #6
bikinfool
I have senior moments...
 
bikinfool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Woodside, CA
Bikes: Many
Posts: 2,152
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Must be that M757 hub...obviously a fake, probably out of spec.

Fork or frame? Or both?
bikinfool is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:19 AM.