12 Common MTB Disk Brake Maintenance Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Published on March 28th 2021

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We've seen it all over the years when it comes to brakes! From emergency bleeds with olive oil to serious pad contamination by over spraying unsafe chemicals where you just shouldn't! Doddy has compiled this list of maintenance to avoid when it comes to working on your all-important stoppers, with some good advice for how to properly approach the task at hand too! In association with Shimano MTB Subscribe to GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribetogmbntech Pick up official GMBN merch: https://gmbn.tech/Al Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech Sign up to the GMBN newsletter: https://gmbn.eu/newsletter Please submit your content to our uploader: https://upload.gmbn.com/tech we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 Have you overlooked anything? https://gmbn.tech/overlooked 📹 Watch our pt1 of our suspension explainer: https://gmbn.tech/suspensionexplainer1 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound & Artlist https://gmbn.tech/Al #GMBNTech #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #shimanomtb #maintenancemistakes Brought to you by the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech delves deeper into the bikes, kit and technology that powers your rides! Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in, and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. If it’s off-road tech you’re after, look no further! The weekly GMBN Tech Show showcases the latest and biggest tech stories, with more besides. Fancy some factory tours and first looks to keep you informed of how the latest tech has arrived, as well as what they do on the trail? You’ve got it. Want some in-depth maintenance videos give you the knowledge to set up, look after and upgrade what you’ve got? Yep, we’ve got them, too. Lots of ‘em. In fact, our presenting team consists of bike industry professionals with decades of experience of wrenching, writing, and working at the cutting edge of mountain biking so we can keep you informed, entertained and engaged with all the tech that drives mountain bikes forwards! Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Pole Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/PoleBicycles Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool POC helmets and eyewear: http://gmbn.eu/POCsports crankbrothers pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Dainese Protection: https://gmbn.eu/Dainese Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa e*thirteen: https://gmbn.eu/EThirteen Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Muc-Off: https://gmbn.eu/Muc-Off crankbrothers seatposts: http://gmbn.eu/8b Komoot: https://gmbn.eu/Komoot Facebook - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechfb Instagram - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechinsta Twitter - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechtwitte