Are your disc brakes rubbing? Here's how to silence them

Stop that annoying brake rub by aligning your caliper

How to align a disc brake caliper

Rubbing disc brakes can make irritating noises, slow you down and cause premature wear. The most common reason for disc rub is bad caliper alignment, something that's both quick and easy to sort out. Technical expert Justin Loretz takes you through the process in the video above.

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Oli Woodman

Senior Writer, UK
With more than 10 years of experience riding mountain bikes, Oli knows the good from the bad when it comes to gear. He's a total bike nerd and loves few things more than fettling with spangly riding bits. Also, he seems to have a talent for crashing hard but emerging unscathed.
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