Any suggestions on how to reduce/eliminate the squeaking sound on my Shimano V-brakes? I dont remember doing anything, i just wipe my bike and rims every after ride.

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    Generally this means you need to "toe in" the pads. Sometimes you need to replace the pads with a different material. May 12, 2014 at 11:20
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    Check out the related questions to the right. You'll find a lot of good info about squeaky brakes in there.
    – jimchristie
    May 12, 2014 at 14:22
  • Toe-ing in sometimes helps along with cleaning the rims with citrus cleaner or isopropanol (and making sure the pads are of decent quality).
    – Batman
    May 15, 2014 at 2:14

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Check if there is any mud in brake pads. Try cleaning the rims with alcohol :) Read this http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/45251-cleaning-rims-alcohol-benzine-solvent.html


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