Adjust/Center Side Pull Caliper Brakes That Are Hitting Rim Uneven

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I show how to center side-pull caliper brakes on a road bike where one pad hits the rim before the other.

2 Responses to “Adjust/Center Side Pull Caliper Brakes That Are Hitting Rim Uneven”

  1. <path_to_url> Bob Meadows

    I have some diacompe Royal Compe single pull brakes and the left side does not return to position when I release the lever. Any suggestions? I would like to keep using them on the Trek I purchased to keep. A new set of dual pivot will solve the problem but I don’t want to throw money at something I can fix. Thanks,

    • <path_to_url> RJ The Bike Guy

      Try cleaning them well. Lubricate the pivot point with some tri flow or something like that. Try replace the cable and housing as they may be creating resistance.

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