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Originally Posted by gsa103 View Post
Perhaps a better way to measure is at the caliper. You should be able to measure the pad motion and dial in 5mm of cable adjustment using a barrel adjuster. For a given caliper you're measuring the pad displacement as function of cable pull.
Ah, I think you're on to something

Stick a 5mm shim between the pad and rim on each side. Then remove it and see how far the tip of the brake lever moves until the pads touch.

That along with the masking tape behind the cable gets you all three measurements.
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