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08-17-22, 08:56 AM
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Posted By blinky

Bingo , hadn't turned the barrel adjuster enough...

Bingo , hadn't turned the barrel adjuster enough , few more turns counter clockwise and now the pull is short and pretty much the same front and back - and point well taken about turning it all the...
08-16-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By blinky

Thanks CX , - All my Shimano components were an...

Thanks CX , - All my Shimano components were an upgrade installed by the local LBS - turning the barrel adjuster both ways had no impact and this could be a result of it not being initialized...
08-16-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By blinky

My questions are focused on the front wheel and...

My questions are focused on the front wheel and front Shimano Ultegra R-8000 dual pivot brake caliper - the brake pads appear to be centered around the rim with no rub but the lever requires more...
08-15-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By blinky

I know , you caught me going down memory lane .

I know , you caught me going down memory lane .
08-15-22, 10:11 AM
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Views: 349
Posted By blinky

You're too funny Iride01 - In the past , one of...

You're too funny Iride01 - In the past , one of the things that discouraged me from continuing to do brake work was alignment after adjusting - this is mentioned very quickly at roughly time point...
08-14-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By blinky

Good points - so would any of those tools shown...

Good points - so would any of those tools shown be good for setting more spacing and longer pull ? I'm assuming the barrel adjuster would only be used for more micro adjustments ??
08-14-22, 02:17 PM
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Posted By blinky

A similarly , (i.e. like the rear brake lever),...

A similarly , (i.e. like the rear brake lever), short pull on the front brake lever to hit the rim - as the post title indicates both brakes are Ultegra ST-R8000.
08-14-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By blinky

Ultegra ST-R8000 Fr Lever Pull Distance

The rear lever only requires a smidgeon of a pull for rubber to meet rim - front requires roughly twice as much arc - here are a few brake tools that I have :...
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