Make Homemade Disc Brakes For My Bike. The most common cause of screeching disc brakes is dirty, contaminated rotors or pads. The disc brakes I used are Avid.
Here's a method I've used to combat brake squeal that has worked very well on a number of different bikes and braking systems. There isn't any, really, as long as you avoid these five common mistakes that apply to any bike's disc brake, shared by Nate Newton, a technical rep for SRAM. I show the steps to repair the squeal on a bicycle disc brake.
The all-up weight of a disc brake bike is higher than that of a rim brake bike.
I have been bedding in a new Shimano SLX disc brake on my commuter so have a little recent experience on this.
The rotors can be cleaned with dishwashing liquid ad a towel, or rubbing alcohol and a clean rag. Also consider that a lot of cable disc brakes are absolute rubbish, especially low end shimano. If your bicycle has mechanical disc brakes, they are easy to adjust, and you can adjust them using the drum screw on the lever, for small.