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  1. Wheels and Tires
    I am looking to buy a folding bike with disc brakes on Amazon for less than $225. If I need a new wheel, how much will it cost? Where would I buy one? The manufacturers that I am looking at are Foraging Dimple or Hiland/Huntaway. I am thinking that if I could live with non-disc brakes, new...
  2. General Discussion
    MAGURA has expanded and revised its product portfolio for model year 2019, presenting ergonomic improvements, new and revised products and a limited number of anniversary brakes. Here's a rundown. More Braking Power Now available in a new carbon version, the HC 1-finger carbon lever gives the...
  3. Brake Time
    When you are the reigning world DH champ, companies make product especially for you. As brake sponsor for the Specialized XC and gravity teams, Magura gets an up close look at just what the best riders in the world need. After this year's first test camp with team riders, it was clear that...
  4. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Just a few basic tools are required for this quick fix. Squeaky disc brakes are hated far and wide in every corner of the mountain bike community. There can be many reasons for squeaky brakes, but the two most common causes are oil or some other contaminant making its way onto the pads and...
  5. Brake Time
    If they're good enough for Aaron Gwin... What is it Brakes (and braking) aren't necessarily the first thing you think of when Aaron Gwin's name comes up. The reigning World Cup downhill overall champion earns his paycheck staying off the brakes, not grabbing them. But even the fastest...
  6. General Discussion
    Well-regarded component maker TRP has launched a new website, which now includes video content, more detailed product descriptions, and enhanced images. The new design is also optimized for mobile and tablets. At the click of a button users will also be able to see which riders and teams are...
  7. General Discussion
    Brakes have improved dramatically over the years, but the Code DH brake has largely been untouched. Now, it gets Guide technology and robust construction to deliver powerful and consistent performance on the longest descents and even those new downhill 29ers. It gets Guide brake technology...
  8. General Discussion
    When new, rotors and pads have imperfect surfaces that appear rough on the microscopic level. Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery. The original post can be found here. You just bought new brake pads, but your braking performance is worse than before. So what...
  9. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    We all know that a puny mountain bike brake stands no chance against a industrial lathe, but that doesn't stop the guys from Beyond The Press from trying. Some people just want to watch the world burn…. That said, it is a pretty fun experiment. How about those smoke rings? And just...
  10. General Discussion
    The new brakes employs a two piston caliper and additional technology to help reduce overall weight. After years of questionable reliability and obnoxious acoustics under the Avid banner, SRAM's line of Guide hydraulic disc brakes have impressed our entire staff with their modulation and power...
  11. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Brian Lopes attacking the trails of Sedona, Arizona at the 11th Annual Magura Riders Camp (click to enlarge). Magura has been very busy the last couple years improving and expanding on their latest MT NEXT line of brakes and their auto suspension system the eLECT. World class athletes like...
  12. Brake Time
    Overview FSA recently introduced their first ever hydraulic disc brake with the lightweight K-Force brake and the more affordable and versatile Afterburner model. The K-Force brakes features a magnesium body, ti hardware, carbon lever at a weight of 300 grams for the 160mm rotor version. It...
  13. Brake Time
    Shimano hydraulic disc brakes can now be added to any 11-speed group ‏Shimano has announced the release of their first hydraulic road disc brake system for use with mechanical shifters, the ST-RS685 levers and BR-RS785 calipers. Though not part of a component group, the Ultegra-grade levers and...
  14. General Discussion
    While component manufacturer SRAM has been on a roll with parts to make you go faster as of late, it appears their new goal is to bring you to a firm, predictable, well-modulated stop. The company announced the release of a new, four-piston hydraulic disc brake system called Guide today, aimed...
  15. Brake Time
    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...
  16. General Discussion
    I have been out cranking and bashing away on a pair of Hayes Stroker Gram disc brakes for almost a year now on my Ibis Mojo. Although they are not the lightest pair of brakes I have used in the ever expanding weight weenie disc brake world, they are quite powerful, with excellent fade...
  17. General Discussion
    Article Originally Found On Mountain Biking by 198 Review by Robb Sutton Original Article: Avid Elixir CR Hydraulic Disc Brake Review In product year 2009, SRAM has been making a lot of changes and introductions throughout its brands. Truvativ released the Hammerschmidt...the Rock Shox...
  18. General Discussion
    Post by Robb Sutton (198) Mountain Biking by 198 https://www.mtbtrailreview.com/ Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Disc Brake Review Are you looking to make the switch to disc brakes without breaking the bank? Are you tired of the poor lever feel and performance out of those other "budget" disc brakes...
  19. Brembo Brakes

    Brembo mountain bike disc brakes, as seen during the Marzocchi 2005 product line introduction, at Whistler, British Compumbia. The rotors are full floating, fastened by spring-loaded buttons to keep them centered. Not sure when these will be available, but projected retail price right now is around
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