My brakes are noisy / squealing

Noise from disc brake pads can never be completely eliminated for purely physical reasons. Note that in wet road conditions your disc brakes will always be noisy.
All hydraulic disc brakes need to be "bedded". This helps the brake pads to develop their full braking power and can reduce the noise when braking. In this article, we explain how to do it

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Repeat this process a few times over the next few days.

Please note:

  • When the brakes are cool / have not been used for a while, carefully touch the brake caliper and disc. If you notice oil on disc, brake pad or caliper, you should not ride the bike but contact us first.
  • If you can pull the lever all the way to the grip, the same applies: you should not ride the bike but contact us first.

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