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  1. #1
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    Avid BB7 tension adjustment question?

    I have some 2006/07 Avid BB7 brakes and have the tension screw all the way in but need some more tension.....

    Are the springs replaceable in the BB7?

    I checked the Avid website and did a search here and didn't come up w/ anything....
    future nature

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    If your having problems with the pads may want to examine your cables and housing.

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    Before buying new parts, I'd strip the calliper down and give it a good clean, it might just be clogged up with gunk. I'd also give the brake cable a clean to make sure that it runs smoothly and also make sure that the lever isn't tight and moves easily.

    BB7 Overhaul Guide 4MB:

    Avid Spare Parts (BB7 is on page 12) 7.4MB:

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