Mountain Bike Brake Rotor Rubbing. Your brake caliper uses either shims or a bracket with a small amount of adjustment for fine-tuning its relationship to the brake rotor. Currently, my bike is experiencing rotor rubbing against the brake pads.
Disc brakes are fundamental on mountain bikes nowadays, and they are becoming an unstoppable force in the present and future of road bikes. In this tutorial we will learn how to straighten a bent disc brake rotor. You can rail corners and unseen terrain with more speed when you have the confidence that your brakes will.
It's also sees greater machining around the piston area, so the pads retract more easily and rub less.
The type of rubbing I'm explaining how to fix here happens on straight rotors.
Using a clean rag, clean the rotor of any pad residue. Unlike rubber pad brakes that provide friction against the rim of the wheel, disc brakes press ceramic or metal pads against a hardened-steel rotor to stop, which prevents brake. You can rail corners and unseen terrain with more speed when you have the confidence that your brakes will.