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Tacx Brake Block Tuner

GBP 12.32

RRP £14.99

£12.32

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9 Reviews

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  • Description

    Tacx Brake Block Tuner

    This Tacx Brake Block Tuner will tune up your brake shoes to perfection. Delivering optimum precision, this tool is reliable, well-built and easy to use for convenience. The ergonomic features of the block tuner means that it's simple and easy for any cyclist to pick up and use. - T.H

    Key Features:

    • Suitable for ATB and racing bike wheels.
    • For use with wheels that have up to 36 spokes and rims to 40-mm.
    • Specially designed for quick and easy tuning.
  • Product Details

    Brand:
    Tacx
  • Delivery & Returns

    How long will it take to arrive?

    Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: In stock.

    Express Delivery Available If ordered before 9pm, delivered by courier next working day. Available on orders placed before 9pm (2pm weekends and Bank Holidays) for delivery next business day. Applies to most delivery addresses within mainland UK.

    How will I know it has been sent?

    You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.

    You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.

    Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.

    It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.

    If I'm not completely happy with my item?

    Please see our returns policy.

Customer Reviews

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Top Customer Reviews

Great bit of kit

Really simple bit of kit to use, helps get the brake blocks perfect every time. Won't work with deep section rims (I just use my training wheels and this tool to set the calipers)

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Tacx brake block tuner

This is a fantastic device - if you are using rim brakes then just get one. It sets re pads perfectly and has really improved performance - far more than simply replacing pads. Service from probikekit was also first class

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Good bit of kit

Simple, good bit of kit that makes it straight forward to set up your pads quickly. Only downside is it doesn't fit on deep section wheels like my carbones.

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Great Little tool

I've always struggled to get my brakes set just right - you need 3 pairs of hands to do it right. I usually tie wrap the brake lever to hold the pads in place and use tie wrap ends to set the toe in. But it's still fiddly and I could never quite get the pads set right. I bought this as it looked simple enough to work. And work it does. The inner side of the tool has a small lip which you can locate on the wheel rim for perfect positioning and the outer edge has a rim to line the pads on. Took me a couple of minutes per bike. Perfect brake alignment. No squeal. No tyre wall contact. Even pad wear. And more confident and effective braking even in this dismally wet weather. Well worth a few few quid.

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Brake Tuner

Intuitive bit of kit, gets the brake alignment bang on.

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Tacx Brake Block Tuner

Excellent tool, takes the guesswork and fiddling out of the task.

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Peace of mind

Now my son would probably say, what do you want one of these for? However, he's young free & single and I'm somewhat cautious. So I found it quite handy to tune my brakes knowing that at least if I'm about to hit something, it's the fault of the rider not his mechanics. I used it to set up my road bike brakes and the results were pleasing, with the instructions easy for even me to follow. Now I have brake blocks that are actually equally spaced from the rims. True, you could probably use a piece of card or similar which is why I've only given it a 4, but for piece of mind, it now occupies a small space in my tool box.

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Brilliant piece of kit

Makes fixing new brake blocks a breeze. Used it on both my mountain and road bikes. Now have silent and perfectly aligned brakes, with no guesswork.

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Good product. But needs an update by Tacx

The brake tuner works great for 40mm or less deep wheels. Anything high and it will not clear. I see that probikekit has finally updated their description to indicate this. But when I purchased this Tacx brake tuner from them it was not indicated anywhere that deep aero wheels would not work.

Pros:
1.) It will ensure you have the rotation of the brake pad even on both sides
2.) Will provide the toe in required for silent running brakes
3.) The screw that allows the brake tuner to be clamped on to the rim gives you two hands to work to adjust things. Rather than one hand holding folded business cards.

Cons:
1.) Does not work for deep aero wheels
2.) pricey for what it is

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