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Rear Disc brake is rubbingke

I have just purchased a new bike with front & rear disc brakes. The pad on the rear brake touches the disk . I have tried tightening/loosening bits but it doesnt make a differance. Im not intirely sure how to adjust them & its not covered in the hand book either. Please advise.

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I had the same problem with my Hope mono-mini.
I took it into a shop and the guy showed my ruffly what to do.

On the side that the disk is rubbing you need to put a spacer on the bolt between the brake mount and the bike's mount.
If done correctly (or understood what i meant) it will pull the pad away from the disk a little bit and it will stop rubbing.

Hope it helps

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