Gear – Brakes


SRAM Guide Brakes: Reviewed

Chicago gets serious about Stopping

“…I can either feather or pull, depending on how close my Oh Shit Meter is getting to the red line.”

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Formula C1 Brakes: Reviewed

Formula's New Design

“Would you put your XT brakes back on?” My response wasn’t instant and I paused to think about it…

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Long Term Review: Magura MT8 Brakes

Dem Some Light Brakes!

Magura’s top billed brake is svelte, but does it perform?

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Teaching the Principle

Teaching the Principle

...Not the Procedure

Jeff Bryson of the Bike Room talks shop while rebuilding a brake caliper…

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My Interbike Cherry Popped

Dropper Posts, Racks, Other Racks...

Tripping around the Sands convention center looking for things that don’t suck…

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Magura 2013

Updates from the German hydraulic specialists

The biggest news in the mountain bike segment is the launch of their 29er fork…

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Avid Taperbore

Tweaks Beyond the Logo

“A look at some of the internal changes and developments that were implemented in Avid products last year…”

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2012 Sram X0 10-speed

Long Term Review

Morgan takes the Sram 10-speed group and carbon crowned fork to the Shore and to the races.

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2012 Shimano XT 1st, 2nd & 3rd Impressions

Shimano rolls out the latest version of its venerable mountain bike group

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2012 Shimano XT First Look

New group with a long history

Shimano rolls out a new version of this venerable component group on its 30th birthday

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Magura 2012

Goodbye Louise and Judy, hello MT8

“We are going to make the world’s best disc brake for bikes…”

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Vids – More Sea Otter

DT, 5:10, Magura, Urge

New goodies for your bike, your feet and your noodle from the big party in Monterey California

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Gear Shot Update

Another Look at 8 Products

Some hard hours reveals more info on products from Rock Shox, Shimano, Black Spire, Urge, DT Swiss, Formula…

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Avid Elixirs for 2012

New brakes for next year (?)

Avid unveils all-new technology for its Elixir line of brakes, plus new rotor shapes and sizes

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Avid Elixir 3 Review

Bargain Stoppers

“I no longer fear accidental lock up, a great benefit, especially on wet wood. But locking up was easy too…”

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