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Old 05-24-08, 05:28 PM   #1
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Tire Rubbing Brake

I have a Vision R30 Metro CLWB, just bought some new tires, Primo Comets. but now the rear tire rubs against the brake bridge and the bottom of the brake. I have the rear tire pulled as tight as I cant get it, the bike has vertical drops out so there really isn't much room to work with in moving the rear axle. Is it possible to file a little on the drop out, or is there another way that I haven't thought of yet. if I file, where on the the drop out should I file.
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Old 05-24-08, 08:04 PM   #2
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With vertical dropouts, there shouldn't be any adjustability. Sounds as if the tires are just too big. Are they 1.5"? 1.35" Comets might work better. What were the previous tires?
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previous were Haro's, and yes they are 1.5's. I will call the LBS and see if they will trade
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I tried again today to readjust rear, and now it isn't rubbing, not much space between tire and brake bridge though.
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