How To Get The Best From Your Disc Brakes | Brake Pad & Rotor Tips

Published on January 21st 2023


If you’re not getting enough from your current brakes, buying a new set might not be the best solution to get more braking power. In fact, even if you’ve just bought a brand new bike with super-powerful brakes, it’s possible that your discs, your pads, or even your bedding-in process is holding you back from reaching their full potential. In this video, Anna Cipullo shares some top tips on how to get the best performance from your existing brakes! ⏱ Time Stamps 👇 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - Bedding In / Burnishing 04:49 - No Disk Is Made Equal 07:26 - Disk Brake Cooling 09:00 - Disc Holes 11:24 - Materials 14:37 - Steel Grading 15:42 - Brake Maintenance 18:03 - Contamination Useful Links: Watch #shorts on GMBN 👉 Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 Check out the GMBN Shop 🛒 👉 What's your current brake, disc rotor and pad setup? 🤔💬👇 Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 How To Fit & Bed In Pads 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch our weekly show 👉 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Goldo - Jobii When the Noise Settles - Dusty Decks Plumage - Jobii Henry Fjord - Jobii Stagnant - Timothy Infinite Restless Minds - Yomoti Tiny Things - Giants' Nest High Drama - Matt Large #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #bikemaintenance The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -