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Without seeing the rim it's hard to tell exactly what is going on but I suspect you are in a loop where your rim surface got some rough spots which stuck to the brake pads which ground or pulled up some rough spots... and repeat. Since the brake pad change didn't work I'd suggest one of two courses of action. Or both courses but then you start losing track ...


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If you've used the brake pads up to the point where the metal is exposed, you've used them way too long and possibly caused some rim damage. There are wear indicator grooves on brake pads -- when they're gone, put on new pads. As for having metal embedded in the brake pads, I defer to this question. You might want to try switching pads (Promax stuff is ...


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I have just spent 2 hours searching in the grass for that blasted ball bearing! I took the other out and have measured it. Since I have no micrometer, I set up a camera and place the bearing on a high quality tape measure. I photographed the ball on the scale. Cropped the image and blew it up to 400 odd times. Then measured the bearing on my screen with the ...



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