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Is a bit of disc brake rubbing normal?

Yes, 100% normal unfortunately. I'm on to my 6th disc brake bike and all 6 have had this issue at some time or another.
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new Clarks m2 hydraulic disc brakes won't retract when brake lever pressed

Sorry to hear this. As I've see it so many times and quite a few YouTube tutorials (although a blessing to have) miss this step out (yes, GMBN have missed it too) it's VITAL to the bleeding process. ...
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Brakes rubbing on ride after centering, brand new bike

It could be a lazy piston, although these happen mostly for bikes that have actually been used, as opposed to bikes that are new. The most likely case is that you have a bike with two brakes, you use ...
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Upgrade shimano tiagra mechanical disc to tiagra hydraulic disc brakes

The new shifters and brake calipers you link to should come with new gear cables in the box. If they don’t, it will make your life easier to thread new gear inners through the new shifters rather than ...
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Hydraulic disc brake - lever compatibility

actually It works, all mineral oil system can use the other system. Normally shimano lever will cause your cause less mondulation vice versa. It is generally safe to use sram lever to shimano system ...
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Immense difficulties bleeding a shigura setup

Infinite bubbles means that air is getting in during the bleed, either from unsound technique or equipment, a faulty hose connection, or a problem with the caliper or lever such as a faulty seal. What ...
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Immense difficulties bleeding a shigura setup

My experience with Shimano hydraulic levers is that they can trap alot of air in the reservoir. This usually gives the symptom of long lever travel on the first pull and hardening with shorter travel ...
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Can an out of alignment brake caliper lead to the piston falling out?

No, no way the pistons can come out if the wheel is mounted, no matter how worn the pads are and how out of alignment the calipers are. Misaligned pads cause extra pad wear and poor performance until ...
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