The Force brakes provide superior braking action. Dual Pivot design and a proprietary pad compound, stops in all conditions. Built with Cold Forged arms and Titanium pivot bolts and hardware. Sleek design and light weight. Shipped as a set, front and
Strengths: power, price, as good as the same design Red calipers
Weaknesses: color, hard to clean, heavy?
These are a deal compared to the similarly designed Red calipers, which are only lighter because of titanium hardware - braking performance is the same. I just wish they made a darker color scheme option. For the price though, they are a great bargain. Lighter than similar Shimano brakes and stop just fine.
I have a cyclocross bike with SRAM Double Tap from 2013 on it -- 2x10.
The stock Force rear derailleur is rated for up to a 28t cassette. I want to run a 32t. I put a 32t on it and it works, but shifting to the 32 and back down is always tentative and the pulley grinds just a bit even with the B ... Read More »
I swear the Garrity ate it!
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Just bought a new force CX1 group for my cross bike. my LBS that I trust and know does good work pressed the PF 30 BB into the frame.
When I tried to mount the cranks, the spindle won't slide through the BB, maybe it needs a little persuasion? Should I just lightly tap it and see if it will go? ... Read More »
So the description for the Force CX1 RD states "for use with single chainring only"
I am going to get a cx bike with Rival 22 Hydro, but am going to swap the RD for the Force CX1 (I want a clutch der.) and run single ring for CX, and go back to double ring for gravel road races. The CX1 descrip ... Read More »