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Old 02-19-19, 09:35 AM
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TRP Spyre Spring too weak

One of my TRP Spyre mechanical brakes doesn't have the same spring back it once had (the other one is fine). I have cleaned and lubed it with marginal difference. any advice on what else I can do to increase the spring force to its original?
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meaning the typical spreader spring you get with the new pads, ? that goes in between them? (Only own their HyRd, which has none)

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Bend it out.
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Have you checked the cable tension?
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A long used tandem drag brake cable trick is to add a coil spring over the cable between the casing stop and the anchor bolt/arm. Not done this yet on a Spyre so don't know how realistic it is on this brake. But I have done it on other disk calipers with some improvement in pad retraction/cable movement. Also having levers that have a return spring helps a tiny amount.

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Old 02-19-19, 10:27 AM
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This :

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Have you checked the cable tension?
Drag in cable passing through the housing can always contribute negatively..
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meaning the typical spreader spring you get with the new pads, ? that goes in between them? (Only own their HyRd, which has none)


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I mean that there is normally spring tension to keep the pads in the normal open position. when you release the brake it does not return to the normal position as it should. This is not a cable issue as it's the same when disconnected from the cable.
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Must be the weather , locally..eh? you consulted a local Bike Shop yet? or the manufacturer's rep office, I listed?

My BB7 discs had a spreader spring between the pads, I replaced The pads once then replaced them entirely with the Hy Rd ..
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Must be the weather , locally..eh? you consulted a local Bike Shop yet? or the manufacturer's rep office, I listed?

My BB7 discs had a spreader spring between the pads, I replaced The pads once then replaced them entirely with the Hy Rd ..
not yet, but I will. thanks for the info.
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