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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:31 pm 
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Am I right in thinking that front and rears are the same caliper and you just use a diff sized adaptor for the mounts?


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 Post subject: Re: BB5 mounting
PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:32 pm 
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Yes. But dont forget being avid you need the gymbal washer things too.


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 Post subject: Re: BB5 mounting
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:02 am 
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Oh right.. whats the idea with those? Get em with v brakes too doncha..


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 Post subject: Re: BB5 mounting
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:14 am 
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Yeah thats the ones. I think avid call it their CPS system? Dont know what it stands for. Its to align the caliper more easily.


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 Post subject: Re: BB5 mounting
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:16 am 
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The Avid manual helps with the setup of these, inboard and outboard pad alignment.
Or see here for pictures and a simple method:

http://www.ecovelo.info/2011/04/15/a-foolproof-method-for-adjusting-avid-bb5-disc-brakes/


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