disk brakes

  1. G

    Squeeking disk brakes

    I have recently acquired a wonderful squeeking/screeching sound from the brakes when applied fully and wondered if anyone had any tips on what I can do before taking it to the local bike shop. I have tried wipe down the discs and giving the bike and wheels a thorough clean that reduces the noise...
  2. P

    Disk brakes conversion possible?

    I have basic frame old school beach cruiser i want to install disk brakes in the front only. 1. How to mount rotor my wheel hub is basic no thread or mounting holes it. Do i need to purchase new wheel or there's some adapter? I found this thing it threads on the hub, am i supposed to use rear...
  3. Freelanderuk

    Shimano BR-RS405 Disk brakes

    I have a pair of BR-RS405 front and rear hydraulic brake calipers for sale These are brand new with fitting kits and pads for 160mm rotor's I also have 2 hydraulic brake leavers that will work these brakes , these are used but unmarked as of my flat bar to drop convertion £60 posted Any...
  4. Black Sheep

    MTB disk brakes feeling a bit lacking...

    in 2006 I fitted deore hydraulic disk brakes to my mountain bike and the braking performance was pretty good. They now feel to be quite lacking, even compared to my wife's cable pull disk brakes on a much newer bike. admittedly the pads are the original ones from 2006, the fluid in the...
  5. C

    Disk brakes

    hi all, I have a mountain bike and the brake Cable is coming out of hand brake slot when braking if you get what I'm saying lol. Any ideas ?? Cycle lover
  6. yadder

    Setup disc brake braket on the frame Comanche. Painting

    Cheers. My new client have that steel frame Comanche. Frame and fork don't have disc bracket. So i made custom braket and weld their on fram and fork. Also made tube enhancer between chain and seat stays. And owner fram want paint frameset on the color 430 Olive. I use akryl paint two...
  7. D

    Poor disc brake performance

    Hi All I have a Croix de Fer with TRP HyRd disc brakes. I have never been entirely happy with them, but I guess over time I have got used to them. I have tried various different discs and pads (including changing to resin ones) but nothing really seems to make them any better. I rode my...
  8. glasgowcyclist

    Another noisy disc brake thread

    After 10 months of silent operation from new, my Shimano M396 hydraulic discs began squealing like banshees. I cleaned the pads and discs with brake cleaner, which briefly alleviated the problem but it came back. I bought new Shimano pads (F&R), cleaned the discs again and fitted them -...
  9. RMARSHP

    Itermittant braking with disk brakes.

    Hi. Just bought a new Pedelec mountain bike over the internet. All is working well apart from the disk brakes that have a severe case of ABS. Hard braking is DIABOLICAL, intermittantly grabbing and fading. I had the bike safety checked when I got it and mentioned the brakes but although...
  10. theclaud

    Idiots' Guide to Road Disc Brakes

    I could look up all this stuff, of course, but I am hoping it is easier to pick the brains of CC peeps. I am building a new all-season commuter/workhorse. The frame is a Kaffenback. The idea is to have a tough disc-braked road bike, so as to stop wearing away so many rims with the salt-and-sand...
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