Need to remove wheel to change brake pads?

fooferdoggie

Well-Known Member
Much of the brake adjustment on cheap bikes is cable stretch caused by making the cables out of recycled scrap metal containing tin, lead, copper. Replace garbage cables with clarks or jaguar, which in my experience don't stretch. I put 6000 miles a Pacific Quantum, $200 kiddie toy.
I would always adjust for pad wear as I did not like my levers having to move so far.