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So I replaced my pads and I notice that the inboard pad on back and front brakes contact the rotor so that the wheel cannot move freely. Is this "normal" for new pads or is there a problem. Running avid juicy 7. I've already adjusted the caliper twist knob, but it seems to only change how the lever feels and not moving the pad at all.

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I know this is a few weeks old but sounds like you just need to center your caliper so that the disc is equal distant from the pads (inboard/outboard). I usually just loosen the cps bolts holding the caliper to the bracket a little and look down through the caliper so that I can see a little light coming through on either side of the rotor, then slowly tighten things up. It may take a few tries but sometimes close is good enough.
 

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When you replaced the pads did you "push" the pistons all the way back into the caliper to allow them to reset? I know I have the same issue on both of my bikes and one of them is getting a real fix, can you guess which one? I recently purchased a pair of Shimano XT's while on sale thinking this issue will be gone.
 
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