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    Juicy 5 adjustments

    I have a set of Juicy Fives on my Ibis and they need so be adjusted to they grab the rotor faster. I have to pull the levers way too much before they make contact wth the rotors. The pads are brand new actually so that's not the problem and I can' tseem to find any way to make the pads closer to the rotor. Do I actually need to bleed them to do this adjusting?

    thx!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbnj
    I have a set of Juicy Fives on my Ibis and they need so be adjusted to they grab the rotor faster. I have to pull the levers way too much before they make contact wth the rotors. The pads are brand new actually so that's not the problem and I can' tseem to find any way to make the pads closer to the rotor. Do I actually need to bleed them to do this adjusting?

    thx!
    No need to bleed them, If I need to get a bit faster engagment I take the wheel off, pump the brake once or twice and pop the wheel back on. That usually closes the gap quite a bit. If you pump the pistons out of the bore too much then simply spread them out with a screwdriver with a towel on it. Oh make sure your caliper is aligned while you're at it.

    That may not be the most correct way of doing but its always worked for me.

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    There ya go! that did it. Thanks much! This is my first set without cables. So I didn't realize you could do that. Thanks again.

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