1. Check Caliper and Disc (Only for disc brake models, if your model does not have a disc brake move to the next step):It is not unusual to hear a swishing sound. This is typically the caliper sliding against the brake pads and will subside over time. The following video explains on how to adjust front brakes:
Disc Brake - Basic Adustment - Click HereMichanical Disc Brake Alignment - Click Here2. Ensure front wheel is correctly engaged or quick release is in poisition:
Ensure the front quick release is correctly engage in the front wheel. Follow these steps:Remove the front wheel and reinstall. See this Video.
When reinstalling front wheel, make sure quick release spring, thin side faces into fork. See below for reference:
See this video on how to reinstall (time slot 7:58) .
If problem continues go to the next step.
3. Dust Guard Lubricate - Advanced Step:
We suggest you remove the rubber dust guards, followed by testing, if sound goes away, you will need “bicycle grease” to be packed in the hub/ dust guard to moisten and reinstall. A bicycle shop can assist with the proper bicycle grease.Here are the steps:a. Remove the dust guard with flat object:
Note how grease is packed into hub area:
For simple approach to lubricating the dust guard select this video.