Replacement for brake nut on rear brake bridge

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by Y26

Hi all,

This is on a Caad10 AL bike.

Both bolt sections/spacers of the brake shows some rust and I wonder if that needs to be changed out.

If so, where would I find something like that and possible lighten it at the same time.

Another thing is that I just went through a muddy day with my bike and wash the entire bike with soap and water.

Other than the chain, anywhere else that one must lube? Any pointers are welcome!


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by sedluk

If you buy a "Titanium Recessed Brake Nut" it will not rust.

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by Y26

Thx Sedluk.

Any word on the places to lube after a full wash?

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by lechat

They also sell aluminum ones as well, even lighter. If you're in the US try Jersey Cycles. Same basic inventory and pricing but quicker shipping.

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