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    Caliper shim? (new to hydros)

    I was reading a thread in a different forum where a lot of posters were advocating for the use of a caliper shim when the front wheel is off during transportation.

    Should I have received one of these shims when I purchased my new bike or is it something you buy aftermarket?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mizzaboom View Post
    I was reading a thread in a different forum where a lot of posters were advocating for the use of a caliper shim when the front wheel is off during transportation.

    Should I have received one of these shims when I purchased my new bike or is it something you buy aftermarket?

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    I don't know of any LBS that supplies a pad shim however it wouldn't hurt to ask them. most shops have them lying about and may hand you one.
    When i've purchased new brake systems they do come supplied. an old expired CC will serve the same purpose FYI.

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    Yah, I meant pad shim. Glad you understood what I was talking about. Thanks for the tip about the old CC. I will probably just do that. Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by mizzaboom View Post
    Yah, I meant pad shim. Glad you understood what I was talking about. Thanks for the tip about the old CC. I will probably just do that. Cheers
    no worries, yup just fold the CC in half and yer good.

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