Bike Brake Pad Wear

The rear brake on my bike wasn’t stopping nearly as well as it should, even after cleaning the rim and pads with brake cleaner, so I pulled the shoes and replaced the pads:

Bike brake pad wear

Bike brake pad wear

It’s down a bit beyond the --WEAR--LINE-- indicator, of course.

New brake shoes on clean rims work exactly like they should!

  1. #1 by Vedran on 2018-07-05 - 09:11

    Regenerative breaking? Your bike is heavy enough it might just make sense :)

    • #2 by Ed on 2018-07-09 - 08:32

      But when I get all that dead weight lashing along …