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As always, it's hard to diagnose something with such a brief description and without looking at it, but the most likely cause is air in your brake system. Brake systems are designed to work with your bike standing still, where any small amount of air is pushed by gravity to the reservoir of the levers, keeping the system working well. When you move your ...


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I will give you this: Check all big bike brands. All the MTB medium-to-top-end models run hydraulic disc brakes, you will not see one cable-actuated. Even low end bikes are hard to find with cable discs. Check all the bike competitions MTB related - from downhill to enduro to XC. Everybody with no exception runs hydraulic brakes - you will not see a cable ...


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Yes there is a difference between traditional gear & brake housing. And no you shouldn't use standard gear housing for brakes as it can split right down the middle. The true compressionless housing available for brakes these days is like nokon, i-link and vertebrae. They all use a segmented design and can be used safely for both gears and brakes.


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Have you tried adjusting it at the caliper ,just dial it back a notch or maybe two ,but make sure your brakes are still effective when you do.


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It could be a number of issues but I doubt you got a bad hub. Check to make sure your wheel is seated correctly in the fork. You could also try tightening/loosening the skewer to see if that may help align things. If all that doesn't work then you can try to realign the caliper if necessary. I wouldn't worry much if its just a little rub.


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From my experience, the answer is no. I have been cycling across the Great Glen and have no problem with mechanical disc brake. My bike was moderately loaded with camping equipment. So the load (including me 70 kg) was around 110 kg or 242 lbs. There were continuous downhill sections but the brake works fine, thankfully. From a scientific stand-point, ...


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I recommend removing the disc rotors when you travel with a bike regardless of the packaging method. I have a hard sided case and have done the cardboard box thing (my fat bike does not fit in my hard sided case). Hard sided cases rely on compression to keep everything in place; compression against the flat side of a rotor is not a good thing. Remove the ...



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