Road Cycling

How To Replace Brake Pads On A Road Bike

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Brake pads get more than their fair share of wear and tear at the best of times, but add the grimy roads of winter to the equation, and it could be that a replacement set is required.

We checked in with Jon Hayes, mechanic at independent bike shop, Ride, to discover how simple replacing a set of pads can be - if you know how.

Jon demonstrates the importance of correct pad alignment, of tightening the grub screw that holds the pad into the shoe, and of making final adjustments to cable tension.

Learn how simple it can be to replace brake pads in a road bike by watching this easy-to-follow video guide.


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