TECH TIPS: HOW TO TELL WHEN YOUR BRAKES ARE AT THE LIMIT

In addition to electronic drivetrains, if there was any current technology that is shared between modern road, mountain and gravel bikes, it would be a their reliance on hydraulic disc brakes. Just as it’s so with any other component, disc brakes have a wear and tear issue that can a big impact (pun intended) on your daily ride if not well maintained.

Taking advantage of a story that our friends at Mountain Bike Action recently posted, here are some easy tips to  keep in mind  on how to care for your brakes so that they actually stop your bike as need.

DISC BRAKE WEAR & TEAR

 

Just like in your car (and even with rim brakes) it’s important to stay on top of brake pad wear.

 

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