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MTB Brake Bubble Bleed – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

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MTB Brake Bubble Bleed – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

Assuming a quality initial bleed most lever related issues can be traced back to air in the master cylinder. An occasional bubble bleed will help keep your lever feel consistent and brake performance at its best.

OK, disclaimer time. Brakes are critical to your safety. If you aren’t sure of your brakes walk it back and take it to a professional. You do you – we’re just showing you some ideas to add to your mental tool kit…

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On Trail Rotor Resurfacing – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

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On Trail Rotor Resurfacing – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

In a pinch, you can correct some rotor contamination or heat saturation issues on trail.  This BikeCo Tips & Tricks video illustrates how On Trail Rotor Resurfacing works.

Rotors that are heat saturated will show excessive black along the pad contact area. This is typical when riders are in steep terrain or aggressively braking repeatedly.

Contaminated rotors will “honk” when the brakes are applied. As opposed to a “squeal” from overheating a brake.

Both of these situations are noisy (annoying) and decrease the brake’s power. With a couple steps you can improve the brake’s performance to get you through your ride.

OK, disclaimer time. Brakes are critical to your safety. If you aren’t sure of your brakes walk it back and take it to a professional. You do you – we’re just showing you some ideas to add to your mental tool kit…

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Mountain Bike Brake Bubble Bleed Video

Mountain Bike Brake Bubble Bleed Video

Tips in Sixty – Mountain Bike Brake Bubble Bleed Video.

Watch the video then read the How-To below video. If you have any questions or doubts find a professional to service your brakes.

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