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The back brake on my bike has gotten increasingly bad...pads and disk are still in good condition...you have to push down pretty hard just to stop..is thier anything i can do to tighten it up?

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Have you checked/changed the fluid lately? If air or water is trapped in the caliper you'll get poor braking performance. Is the piston moving freely? You may need to lube it up a bit. You can adjust the lever just below the master cylinder with a couple of spanners.

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Have you checked/changed the fluid lately? If air or water is trapped in the caliper you'll get poor braking performance. Is the piston moving freely? You may need to lube it up a bit. You can adjust the lever just below the master cylinder with a couple of spanners.

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If those above mentioned aren't the problem, then you have got something on your pads. Silicone spray? WD-40? Glazing? Take off the pads and ruff um up with some sand paper if they look glazed.

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