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).

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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 has been the Site Manager of RoadBikeReview.com for many years and 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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