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Disc brakes bent [Solved]
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Hi guys, have been surfing through the forum for repair tips and answers in the past, but never posted. Good, useful information here Smile My 29" MTB has bent rear disc brake rotor, is Shimano 160 milimeters. It's a very slight bent, yet it really annoyz me during training rides (I'm getting ready for my very first 100km+ marathon, still a novice) and is touching the brake pads, makes bad sounds. Any tips on how to straighten the rotor with very slight bend?

Cheers,
Marco
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(06-19-2019, 07:09 AM)MamboNumber5 Wrote:  Hi guys, have been surfing through the forum for repair tips and answers in the past, but never posted. Good, useful information here Smile My 29" MTB has bent rear disc brake rotor, is Shimano 160 milimeters. It's a very slight bent, yet it really annoyz me during training rides (I'm getting ready for my very first 100km+ marathon, still a novice) and is touching the brake pads, makes bad sounds. Any tips on how to straighten the rotor with very slight bend?

Cheers,
Marco

Hey Marco, this video by Alex should help: https://www.bikeride.com/bent-disc-brake-rotor/?fbclid=IwAR3v7eF7_ZFCugTS9XLjraR3YETVnomORd-sT3sXLnu1BVlci4AG4qJ28LE
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(06-20-2019, 05:30 AM)Papa Dom Wrote:  
(06-19-2019, 07:09 AM)MamboNumber5 Wrote:  Hi guys, have been surfing through the forum for repair tips and answers in the past, but never posted. Good, useful information here Smile My 29" MTB has bent rear disc brake rotor, is Shimano 160 milimeters. It's a very slight bent, yet it really annoyz me during training rides (I'm getting ready for my very first 100km+ marathon, still a novice) and is touching the brake pads, makes bad sounds. Any tips on how to straighten the rotor with very slight bend?

Cheers,
Marco

Hey Marco, this video by Alex should help: https://www.bikeride.com/bent-disc-brake-rotor/?fbclid=IwAR3v7eF7_ZFCugTS9XLjraR3YETVnomORd-sT3sXLnu1BVlci4AG4qJ28LE

Thanks a lot man! The rotor looks & feels legit now. Case closed Big Grin
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