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If the moving arm side is pre-actuated much at all (either from the barrel adjuster or being anchored that way), you may have trouble getting new pads in. The usual procedure would be with the fixed side all the way out, put the fixed side pad in first, then the moving side. Doing it the other way might not give you enough space to get the second pad in. ...


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I assume that you're asking because you want to find mechanical disc brakes calipers that are compatible with your levers. Generally, these brakes are simply marketed as MTB or road (also known as long-pull or short-pull). Typically long-pull levers are found on MTBs or bikes with flat handlebars and short-pull levers are on road bikes with drop handlebars. ...


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