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Ultegra road brake pads - what is this screw for?

Old 08-18-09, 10:49 PM
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Ultegra road brake pads - what is this screw for?

Brand new set of Ultegra pads with mount. Not just the cartridge replacement.

I know there is the retaining screw. That is a hex.

There is a slotted screw on the bottom of the pad, right on the fin. It appears to do... nothing.

When removed it reveals a threaded hole. Why is this here?

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Old 08-18-09, 11:19 PM
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That's a good question. Maybe the local bike mechanic has a clue. This screw is not mentioned in the documentation. Perhaps there is a hole from the molding process and they put that screw in there instead of leaving a hole for a more finished appearance.
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Never mind. I found the schematic.

Shows it as a wheel guide.

Odd.

They were annoying me, so I took them out.

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Old 08-19-09, 04:49 AM
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If it is the screw close to the fin on the pad assembly, that allows adjustment of the toe in and toe out of the pad against the braking surface of the rim.
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Never mind I was wrong. To early to think for me I guess.
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