How To Adjust Bike Brakes: Ultimate Guide To The 4 Key Types [With Videos]

Learning how to adjust bike brakes is an essential skill for every cyclist.

In this guide, we’ll be walking you through how to adjust the four most common types of bike brakes: hydraulic disc brakes, mechanical disc brakes, side-pull caliper rim brakes, and V brakes.

How To Adjust Bike Disc Brakes: Hydraulic and Mechanical [With Video Guide]

If you look after your bike, it will look after you. This is what a very experienced cyclist said to me when I first started riding, and I couldn’t agree more after decades on the bike. 

With their increasing popularity, it’s more important than ever to learn how to adjust bike disc brakes – both hydraulic and mechanical.

Mechanical Vs Hydraulic Disc Brakes: Everything You Need To Know

Disc brakes have taken the cycling world by storm. Once dominated by rim brakes, even road cyclists are now turning to the consistency and stopping power of disc brakes. Even some budget mountain bikes and mid-tier road bikes now come with disc brakes. Not all disc brakes are the same, however. One of the key … Read more