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Old 08-08-08, 10:06 AM   #1
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Squealing Brakes and Missing Google-fu

I have real issues with brake judder and squeal on my carbon forked cx bike. I met someone while riding who solved this on his cx bike by switching to a fork crown mounted brake hanger.

The only problem is I can't find a uk supplier for one. Any ideas?
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Old 08-08-08, 10:27 AM   #2
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I don't know if this is a true, I have a crown mounted one on my steel fork and it was squealing last night though I am a little overdue for some brake adjustment.
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I have a carbon fork on my Giant TCX and had squeal I couldn't get rid of, the bike had Avid shorty cantis on it. I replaced the Avids with Tektro CR720s and no issues now. What brakes are you running?
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The current brakes are Shimano BR-A550 and this is a cheaper first attempt than buying new brakes.

http://www.fisheroutdoor.co.uk/publi...t/BP1272F.html
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