How To Maintain Disc Brakes – 5 Pro Tips For Your Road Bike Disc Brakes

If you’re new to disc brakes or considering them for the future, here are the 5 key ways to keep them working perfectly.
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Disc brakes may seem much more complex to maintain than cable operated rim brakes. But, the reality is that they aren’t. Disc brakes are much more resilient than rim brakes and far easier to fit and forget – a difference that you’ll definitely notice if you’re riding in winter conditions.

1. Keep oil away from disc rotors.
2. Don’t pull on the brake lever when the disc isn’t in.
3. Take care of your disc rotors.
4. Know how to re-align your brakes when they’re rubbing.
5. Have the right bleed kit and know how to bleed your brakes.

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