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I currently bought a new bike, and upon using them, I noticed there's some sort of "shhh" sound whenever I brake using it. I know that they have break-in period, and later on, I will be doing that to see if that's the cause.

but upon checking the brakes, the discs are completely dry, and I know that some disc brakes need brake fluid, but I'm wondering, do mechanical ones need brake fluid? or only hydraulic?
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I lawled

Only hydraulic brakes use fluid, that's why they're called hydraulic
And the discs should always be dry, if it wasn't, you wouldn't stop
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Crimmy Sun
I lawled

Only hydraulic brakes use fluid, that's why they're called hydraulic
And the discs should always be dry, if it wasn't, you wouldn't stop


I remember I poured a cup of oil on my old brakes before, the horrors when I went downhill right after rofl
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Frosty015
Crimmy Sun
I lawled

Only hydraulic brakes use fluid, that's why they're called hydraulic
And the discs should always be dry, if it wasn't, you wouldn't stop


I remember I poured a cup of oil on my old brakes before, the horrors when I went downhill right after rofl


Thats such a terrible idea,

In a hydraulic brake system, the fluid is to actuate the piston, it never comes in contact with the disc
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Crimmy Sun
Frosty015
Crimmy Sun
I lawled

Only hydraulic brakes use fluid, that's why they're called hydraulic
And the discs should always be dry, if it wasn't, you wouldn't stop


I remember I poured a cup of oil on my old brakes before, the horrors when I went downhill right after rofl


Thats such a terrible idea,

In a hydraulic brake system, the fluid is to actuate the piston, it never comes in contact with the disc


I know, I was really stupid gonk
And a misunderstanding from my friend's explanation made me think that all disc brakes use brake fluid. Good thing I asked tho sweatdrop

Anyways, thanks for clearing everything up! blaugh
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Frosty015
Crimmy Sun
Frosty015
Crimmy Sun
I lawled

Only hydraulic brakes use fluid, that's why they're called hydraulic
And the discs should always be dry, if it wasn't, you wouldn't stop


I remember I poured a cup of oil on my old brakes before, the horrors when I went downhill right after rofl


Thats such a terrible idea,

In a hydraulic brake system, the fluid is to actuate the piston, it never comes in contact with the disc


I know, I was really stupid gonk
And a misunderstanding from my friend's explanation made me think that all disc brakes use brake fluid. Good thing I asked tho sweatdrop

Anyways, thanks for clearing everything up! blaugh


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Naw bruh :>

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