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    front skeeking! why?

    OK i just got a Hotrock A1 FS 26 a week ago. Love the bike. Its my first so not to sure really how great it is and all

    but, When ever i use the front brake it skeeks. or so it seems like it is coming for there. Does any one know how to fix this?

    Thank you for your help.

    Jared
    Last edited by JaredMcDonley; 04-13-02 at 10:43 AM.
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    It's fairly common for rim brakes to squeal with brand new rims/brake pads or when the rims are wet. If they haven't quieted down after a few rides then perhaps the pads need to be 'toed-in' (angled slightly). If that doesn't help then you could try changing the pads to better ones, like 'Kool-stop'. Also, some brakes just squeak no matter what you do with them and the only solution there is to replace them.

    Have a look at this thread:

    Squeeking Breaks

    there are many good tips there.

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    Thank you for your help. After ajusted it right, they are good now
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