Maintenance Video: How to Adjust Road Brake Calipers

Part of the fun of riding a bike is learning how to repair it when a part breaks down and needs to be replaced. Unlike automobiles, most basic bike maintenance is fairly simple and doesn't require more than a few tools.

One of the simplest and also one of the most important maintenance checks is the brake calipers. Adjusting your brake calipers so that they meet the rim equally on both sides and replacing old pads can significantly improve braking power and keep you safe on the road.

Watch this video to learn how to adjust your bike brakes in a few easy steps.

 

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