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Break pads slightly grinding after tire change?

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I recently just changed my front tire and when i put it back on it sounded like the disc was slightly rubbing on the pads, is this normal? Has this happend to anyone else? The breaks still work fine i havent put it completely back together or ridden it but when i spin it off the ground it sounds like that. Thanks everyone!

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A trick we use on the race bikes is loosen the pinch bolts on the non nut side of the front axle, push the bike so the front tire against a wall, push down on the bars a bunch of times. Re tighten the pinch bolts.

 

This helps the axle align itself.

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Well i got the axle in is it still possible its not aligned right? It seems fine idk. I wont be able to put it up against a wall at least not the way it is now once i get it back together for the most part i might be able to

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Yes when the axle is in that still does not mean it has settled where it needs to be, some loosen the pinch bolts and pull the forks tubes apart with their hands and let them settle back where they want to be.

 

The tire against the wall does wonders with brake rotor alignment on our track bikes.

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I recently just changed my front tire and when i put it back on it sounded like the disc was slightly rubbing on the pads, is this normal? Has this happend to anyone else? The breaks still work fine i havent put it completely back together or ridden it but when i spin it off the ground it sounds like that. Thanks everyone!

put the wheel spacer back in?

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