TCR - EE Rear Brake Woes

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
Post Reply
Djakninn
Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:36 am

by Djakninn

I'm building up a 2015 TCR SL at the moment and decided to fit EEBrakes as per my other bike.
Front caliper was fine, but it looks like the rear can't be fitted properly due to the angle of the linkage where the fine adjust is.
Has anyone else came across a similar problem? And is there a work around?
Bike is an XS fwiw.
(Adjuster plate is missing btw)ImageImage

Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk


by Weenie


User avatar
Noctiluxx
Posts: 772
Joined: Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:17 pm
Location: Southern California

by Noctiluxx

Here's a generation 4 EE rear caliper on a 2019 TCR SL (XS) It works without any issues.
Attachments
IMG_4408.jpg
2018 Bianchi Oltre XR4, (Celeste Matt)
2018 De Rosa SK Pininfarina (Blu)
2019 Trek Madone SLR (Rage Red)
2019 Giant TCR Advanced SL (Chameleon Blue)
2019 Giant Revolt Advanced 0

Djakninn
Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:36 am

by Djakninn

Thanks for the pic. What's the measurement from your ISP to the caliper mounting bolt, mine is approximately 4cms. The space on your pic looks like it could be a bit more than that. And, do you know if the G4 is slightly different on lever angles/sizes, etc?

kode54
Posts: 1618
Joined: Tue May 23, 2006 9:39 pm

by kode54

your cable length may be too long...and also you may need a black washer to space out the calipers a bit. @Noctiluxx has one black washer and his cable length appears shorter which may resolve your angle of cable entry to the brake.
- Factor 02 Disc + DA9170 + Enve 4.5AR CK CL hubs
- Moots Vamoots Disc RSL Titanium + DA9170 + Enve 3.4AR CK CL hubs
- Parlee Altum + DA9150 + Enve SES 4.5 Ene carbon hubs
- Argonaut Spacebike 2.0 + DA9170 + Enve SES 5.6 DT Swiss 240 CL hubs

User avatar
Calnago
Posts: 8528
Joined: Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:14 pm

by Calnago

Specialized has a kit that spaces the brake out further and changes the angle of the caliper for use on their smaller frames with dropped seatstays. Not sure if that kit is applicable to other bikes but it might be. I’m assuming it’s a Specialized item but maybe it can be obtained from Cane Creek too.
Colnago C64 - The Naked Build; Colnago C60 - PR99; Trek Koppenberg - Where Emonda and Domane Meet;
Unlinked Builds (searchable): Colnago C59 - 5 Years Later; Trek Emonda SL Campagnolo SR; Special Colnago EPQ

Djakninn
Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:36 am

by Djakninn

kode54 wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:24 pm
your cable length may be too long...and also you may need a black washer to space out the calipers a bit. @Noctiluxx has one black washer and his cable length appears shorter which may resolve your angle of cable entry to the brake.
Thanks Kode - The spacers did the trick. The rear brake is just a loose build at the moment til I get the replacement adjuster plate. Left the cable a bit longer than needed until I get that part - tidy it all up and set it up correctly once it turns up at my end.

Thanks for the help folks :beerchug:

kode54
Posts: 1618
Joined: Tue May 23, 2006 9:39 pm

by kode54

no prob. looks like a gen3.

you have to be mindful of the angle inwhich the cable goes through to the clamping bolt...otherwise, you may get some binding or the spring will feel like its not responding. a smoother cable line usually resolves that.
- Factor 02 Disc + DA9170 + Enve 4.5AR CK CL hubs
- Moots Vamoots Disc RSL Titanium + DA9170 + Enve 3.4AR CK CL hubs
- Parlee Altum + DA9150 + Enve SES 4.5 Ene carbon hubs
- Argonaut Spacebike 2.0 + DA9170 + Enve SES 5.6 DT Swiss 240 CL hubs

by Weenie


Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post