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07-14-21, 12:39 PM
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Posted By scoostraw

Thanks Bigbus. It stops just fine, so I will...

Thanks Bigbus. It stops just fine, so I will leave things as is.
07-13-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

>> Why not simply bend the lower half of the...

>> Why not simply bend the lower half of the slot?

I did this, and it worked great!! I may bevel the pads now to make fuller contact with the rim, but even as it is the front brake feels fine.
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07-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

I looked at doing this, but the studs on the...

I looked at doing this, but the studs on the brake pads are too short unfortunately.
07-12-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

It crossed my mind to bend it, but was afraid it...

It crossed my mind to bend it, but was afraid it might break. But now that I think about it, it should be strong enough to take it. I could gently heat it.

Maybe I will try bending. If it...
07-11-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

I might have stumbled onto a possible remedy. I...

I might have stumbled onto a possible remedy. I went to remove the pads with the idea of possibly elongating the slot in the caliper so I could move the pads further. When I loosened the nut, the...
07-11-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

Thanks for the replies everyone. You confirmed my...

Thanks for the replies everyone. You confirmed my suspicions. My plan is to scrounge up a different brake for the front and hopefully get it to work.

Yeah there is no pressure here. We have 5...
07-10-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By scoostraw

Roadmaster Elite Front Brake Issue

Hello all.

I picked up a bike today at a garage sale for 5 bucks for my neighbor. I was going thru it and found that the front brake pads were at the end of their adjustment, but still were not...
Forum: Introductions
07-10-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By scoostraw

I used to live in the Hudson Valley. Enjoyed...

I used to live in the Hudson Valley. Enjoyed seeing your photos!
Forum: Introductions
07-10-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By scoostraw

Hello from Wisconsin!

Hello from Wisconsin!
Forum: Introductions
07-10-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By scoostraw

Hello from Wisconsin.

Hello from Wisconsin.
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By scoostraw

Did you get to ten?

Did you get to ten?
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By scoostraw

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By scoostraw

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By scoostraw

Wow nice.

Wow nice.
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By scoostraw

Welcome!

Welcome!
01-14-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 28,276
Posted By scoostraw

You're correct. It is called a pawl, not a cam. ...

You're correct. It is called a pawl, not a cam. My error.
05-07-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 28,276
Posted By scoostraw

I happened upon this old thread and thought I'd...

I happened upon this old thread and thought I'd add to it.

I just got a Trek 800 with Shimano 100GS shifters and the front one was doing the same thing. Yes flushing with WD40 will almsot...
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