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Product News: SRAM releases new MTB brake system called Guide

SRAM announces the release of a new, four-piston hydraulic disc brake system called Guide aimed at the trail/all-mountain segment.    Read More »

Review: Brake Force One

We've had about a dozen rides on this brake system and we are ready to utter a few words about them. Powerful, modulates well, exotic and expensive. End of story. If you want to know more, then read on. Setup The brake lever is one-finger optimized so it is short and needs to be brought in clo ...    Read More »

Magura MT6 Brake Review

Last year, I spent I long time riding and testing the top of the line Magura MT8 brakes, and I was highly impressed with them, and found them to be the epitome of German perfection. I was very interested to see how their little brethren, the MT6, stacked up against them, since they share many of the ...    Read More »

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vintage Shimano Exage ES M-system, (3x7 brake/shifter schematic)

Hi, New to this forum so please bear with me. Back in 1991 I purchased a Diamond Back Response Sport mountain bike new and am looking at getting this bike back into good reliable operating condition. The shifter assemblies are both gummed up and shifting is near impossible. I took the right sid ... Read More »

Need Mechanical Disc Brake System Upgrade (On a Budget)

Friends, I have the Shimano BR-M416A disc brake system currently: [URL]http://cycle.shimano-eu.com/media/techdocs/content/cycle/EV/bikecomponents/BR/EV-BR-M416A-R-3064_v1_m56577569830706608.pdf[/URL] and I need to upgrade to semi-metallic pads (instead of the organics I have now) and need to upgr ... Read More »

Upgrading my brake system Finally!

Need help deciding. Upgrading to my first hydraulic system. Can someone tell me what the differences between the SLX 665 and 666 systems are? Price difference is huge! However here on MTBR the cheaper system rates higher. ThanksRead More »

RECOMMENDATIONS -- 2013 Sealed Continuous Brake Cable/Housing System

RECOMMENDATIONS -- Sealed Continuous Brake Cable/Housing System I'm setting up a commuter with TRP CX8.4 brakes, and as I ride a lot in the rain, I want to run a continuous brake cable system. It's a singlespeed bike, so I am interested ONLY in a brake cable/housing system. I've used Jagwire Rip ... Read More »

what is the best price/performance brake system?

Gents, i will be replacing my avid juice 5sl brake system and would love to hear what people think is the best price/performance option out there. i do not care about brand or weight; just looking for something reliable with minimal needed servicing/maintenance. thanks!Read More »

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