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shimano m575

gazeddygazeddy Posts: 305
edited April 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
is there any way of improving these im now running them up front on a 203mm rotor. and they are still weak and feeble. i have organic pads. bleed kit is on its way
I rode what you dug last summer

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  • supersonicsupersonic Posts: 82,708 Lives Here
    Bleeding them ;-)

    They are good brakes, makes sure nothing is contaminated ie pads and rotor.
  • gazeddygazeddy Posts: 305
    both are new and bedded in together.
    I rode what you dug last summer
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Unless the lever is spongy bleeding isn't going to give you more power.
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  • gazeddygazeddy Posts: 305
    lever isnt spongy but it has about a fair bit of travel before operating brakes but that is in the lever not the caliper
    I rode what you dug last summer
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    Pads are probably sitting too far off the disc, just use them for a bit....

    Can you see a gap between pad and disc?
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • gazeddygazeddy Posts: 305
    Just barely less than a mm gap total
    I rode what you dug last summer
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    The gap should be almost nothing. So what Beginner said.
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  • JohnBurtJohnBurt Posts: 94
    and if that don't work advance the pistons in the callipers - just search on here.
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