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  1. #1
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    Dec 2006

    avid bb7 mounting help

    when mounting avid bb7 mech disc brakes, do you orient the adapters so the arrow printed on them points in the direction of wheel travel? If i mount the adapters wrong, will it be obvious?( i.e. rotor won't line up with pad.) thanks.

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    Oct 2004

    yes, and yes

    The arrows should be pointing towards the front (which I believe coincides with wheel direction). If you get them wrong, you will know, as the rotor will probably hit the caliper and the wheel won't spon freely. How do I know? Let's just say my signature line used to read "If it's true that we learn from our mistakes, I must be an expert by now."

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