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Old 06-09-05, 09:30 AM
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toe-ing in caliper brakes


How do you do it? Front brake, long-reach caliper on my fixed gear bike is driving me crazy. I've adjusted the brake and it works well now, but the squeeling is insanely loud. I've done searches through the forums and read the parktools site, and none actually describe how to do it. Or, if I'm searching wrong, could you give me the link? Thanks.

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Clamp a 6" Crescent wrench onto the flat part of the arm and "tweak" it the way that you want it to go.
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Just place a peice of business card or thin cardboard under the rear end of the pad and tighten the bolt with the brakes held on.

I use this method with very good results
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