Interbike 2013: TRP HY/RD and Spyre Road Disc Brakes

Disc Interbike

TRP is a brake company that offers some great choices if you are in the market for disc brakes on your road bike. The HY/RD model is an open hydraulic system that is compatible with all current existing cable actuated levers. The HY/RD has the following features:

  • True ‘plug-and-play’ compatibility with ALL existing cable actuated systems
  • Hydraulic reservoir provides automatic pad wear adjustment
  • Works with ALL cable actuated road levers
  • TRP’s own ultra-grippy semi-metallic pad that is Shimano compatible allowing for further customization
  • Available in black ano with polished cap or polished with black ano cap
  • 140mm or 160mm rotor options will work for both front and rear
  • We always recommend using 160 front
  • 140 versions include our L2 (140R/160F) IS to PM adapter
  • 160 versions include both L2 and L3 (160R/180F) IS to PM adapters
  • Post mount to post mount adapters available separately
  • Weight: 195g/caliper per wheel

The HY/RD is available now and has an MSRP of $149.99 (per wheel).

In this video, Lance Larrabee of TRP shows us some of the highlights of their new brakes.

The TRP Spyre is a mechanical disc brake for road bikes that has great power and is also easy to set-up. The Spyre has the following features:

  • Dual sided actuation
  • Even pad wear
  • Easy adjustment and set up
  • Works with ALL cable actuated road levers
  • TRP’s own ultra-grippy semi-metallic pad that is Shimano compatible allowing for further customization
  • Available in gloss black with silver actuation arm
  • 140mm or 160mm rotor options will work for both front and rear
  • All mounting hardware, rotor, and adapters included
  • 140 versions include our L2 (140R/160F) IS to PM adapter
  • 160 versions include both L2 and L3 (160R/180F) IS to PM adapters
  • Post mount to post mount adapters available separately
  • Weight: 154g/caliper per wheel

The Spyre is available now and has the cost is $89.99 (per wheel).

For more information, check out: www.trpbrakes.com

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Portolla Valley roads. Besides being an avid cyclist, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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