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Don't know if this is the proper forum for this question. I recently replaced my Avid BBD with Hope Mono Minis. Now, when I go through semi-fast turns, I can hear the rotor scrape against the caliper. It is perfectly centered on both front and back, but it seems that there is sufficient wheel flex to cause the rotor to impact the caliper housing. Never happened with the Avid, so I'm wondering if it's tighter clearances or what?

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Is the rotor scraping against the caliper or the pads?? The pads are usually closer to the rotor than the caliper body so they should touch first.

Either way I'd try a different quick release, you may find this adds enough stiffness for problem to go away.
 

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Not the pads -- its metal on metal

There is slight warpage on the rotor so I get pad rub as well, but this is definitely metal on metal. Wasn't sure at first, but I flexed the wheel by hand and I can see the rotor come in contact with the inside of the caliper. Strange, because I had no similar problems with the same wheels and AVID BBD. I was going to try bolt on steel skewers to see if it eliminated the flex-- your suggestion will accelerate my experiment.

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bostonkiwi said:
Is the rotor scraping against the caliper or the pads?? The pads are usually closer to the rotor than the caliper body so they should touch first.

Either way I'd try a different quick release, you may find this adds enough stiffness for problem to go away.
 
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