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    Shim rotor, or trim caliper body?

    Installing a new rohloff on a surly 1x1 rat ride, I have the chainline lined up, but I could either shim the rotor out a little, or trim the inside of the caliper body to get the rear brake lined up properly, anybody have any suggestions?

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    Shim it. Cheap, easy, and most importantly...reversible.
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    Yeah, that makes the most sense Dad, it could be really quick and easy with some flat alum fender washers, or I could go the extra mile & get some flat alum sheet, and make a gasket type of shim so the entire surface of hub is in contact with the rotor. It's no rush so I'll probably do it with the flat sheet

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    Check around on-line or with your LBS...you can probably get shims made for this that come in a couple of different sizes; you can mix-and-match to get the exact clearance you need.
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