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    Caliper Alignment

    Hey,

    apparently my front brake caliper is not 100% centered over the disc. Is this an issue? I tried to move the caliper as much as possible on the postmount points but I am unable to change the alignment. The disc in the caliper is covering 99% of the pads.
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    Loosen the caliper bolts

    Squeeze the brake, dont let go....

    While still holding the brake lever, tighten the caliper bolts

    This should fix/recenter the pads.
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    The pads not covering the entire brake track on the rotor is not a huge issue.

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    Thanks guys

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    What you are showing is normal, if the pads went all the way to the edge or over it would create an unwanted ridge in the pads.
    What Hutch is describing is good advice for a fix on a completely different issue. I don't think he saw your red arrow in your photo illustrating the issue.
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    Thought this was going to address lateral alignment adjustment, which I recently wrestled.

    BTW - Nice looking skewer, who makes it?
    The best is the one you want to ride most often..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyin_W View Post
    Thought this was going to address lateral alignment adjustment, which I recently wrestled.

    BTW - Nice looking skewer, who makes it?
    Funny you should ask, the OP has a recent thread going about those skewers. And I agree it is a good looking skewer and Hope makes a similar looking one that is time tested.
    OPs skewer thread TUNE QRs concern
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE, View Post
    Funny you should ask, the OP has a recent thread going about those skewed. And I agree it is a good looking skewer and Hope makes a similar looking one that is time tested.
    OPs skewer thread TUNE QRs concern
    I'd be concerned that the end of that skewer lever may be waiting to impale body parts in a hard crash.

    ....OP does have nice shocks and wheels tho.

    -S

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    Quote Originally Posted by shibiwan View Post
    ....OP does have nice shocks and wheels tho.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE, View Post
    Funny you should ask, the OP has a recent thread going about those skewers. And I agree it is a good looking skewer and Hope makes a similar looking one that is time tested.
    OPs skewer thread TUNE QRs concern
    Wow... the ease of gathering info here is amazing, and with a small BS detector, one can learn quickly.
    Looks sweet, locks for pooh, so will take a pass too.
    Thanks for posting larsd.
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