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  1. General Bike Discussion
    Yesterday I had a flat on the front of my Absolute 1.0 I took it to the bike shop for its 100 mile ajust and to get the flat fixed, it has a disc brake. when he put the wheel back on it was making a screeching sound when spun it, so he mest with the alinement of the wheel, all is good he said...
  2. General Bike Discussion
    How do I get a disc brake mount welded on my '98 Ibis Alibi?
  3. Road Bikes
    hi every one i need to upgrade my road brake set ... and i'm looking these 2 set so witch one are you recommande ... and why 1-fsa energy 2-tektro r740
  4. Mountain Biking
    I'm putting up some pictures of both my front and rear pads. I'm wondering if it's time to replace them. They seem pretty worn and the rear brakes won't lock up any more. The pad on the left is the rear one, the one one the right is the front. Also, should I replace the disk the same time as...
  5. General Bike Discussion
    Hack, or anyone else. Has anyone ever built a brake into the front fork or rear chainstay and used hydraulic components to push a pad against the wheel rim? This would get rid of a visible caliper or a disc brake structure down around the hub. It would require a fatter upper fork and chainstay...
  6. General Bike Discussion
    I'm new and I'm asking alot of quesiton so here is another. I want to get into down hill road racing. What's the best style of Brakes for this? Can I do with out the front brake to cut down on weight?
  7. Mountain Biking
    The old Gary Fisher has rim brakes, and I just bought new Sram Avid pads for it. However I was very disappointed to find that when we came back from a short 10 miles of downhill trail riding, they were worn like crazy :confused:. And believe me, its not like we're hold the brakes on all the...
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