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Okay, so I'm trying to educate myself on this so that I know what the shop is telling me.

Can anyone please so kindly tell me which parts are involved with the roter rubbing on my tire? I was told I have 8" roters w/an adaptor and everytime I take my tire off I'm unable to get it back on without rubbing, even the shop guys have difficulty. It sounds minor but is literally a pain everytime. It's been doing this since the first day I bought my bike.

can someone please shed some light for me?

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kabrn34 said:
Okay, so I'm trying to educate myself on this so that I know what the shop is telling me.

Can anyone please so kindly tell me which parts are involved with the roter rubbing on my tire? I was told I have 8" roters w/an adaptor and everytime I take my tire off I'm unable to get it back on without rubbing, even the shop guys have difficulty. It sounds minor but is literally a pain everytime. It's been doing this since the first day I bought my bike.

can someone please shed some light for me?

Please and thanks
The rotor is rubbing on the brake pads????

So make sure that the brake pads are fully retracted when you start to put the wheel on.

Then put the wheel on with the bike upside down...then lay your gut on the wheel to push it into the dropouts and do up the quick release that should get it....

You may have to much oil in the brake system that would not allow the pads to get far enough apart to not drag.
 

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1. Don't grab the brake lever when the wheel is not on the bike, unless you have a spacer.

2. Make sure the wheel is fully seated each time.

3. The only way rubbing could occur in your situation is if you bend your rotor while it's off the bike (unlikely,) If the caliper comes loose while the wheel is off (also unlikely), if you're not seating your wheel the same in the dropouts each time (likely) or if the brake pads are being pushed inward by either grabbing the lever or some other reason (likely.)

My tip? Next time you take the wheel off your bike, shove something in-between the brake pads, like a plastic spacer.
 

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Also, make sure that your tightening the skewer the same amount each time. If the tension is exact every time, then the rotor will rub.
 

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frdfandc said:
Also, make sure that your tightening the skewer the same amount each time. If the tension ISN'T exact every time, then the rotor will rub.
Fixed.

This is most likely the culprit.
 
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