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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Magura aims to make commuting more safe and streamlined. What will urban mobility look like in the future - and how can we make it safer? This is the question that Magura engineers are trying to answer with their latest new product and technology. Among the upcoming product releases is a...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Cane Creek Cycling Components has announced the eeBrake El Diablo, a new limited edition of their well-regarded road brake in a red, black and silver colorway. The eeBrakes are billed as an ultra-light, high performance, rim brake developed by acclaimed component designer Craig Edwards. They...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Claimed to deliver great power and superior feel, the S-900 is the first direct mount brake in the SRAM lineup. The synchronizer, which adjusts the pads for simultaneous engagement, is an offset design rather than centrally located. This location greatly reduces splay force, or energy that is...
  4. Components, Wrenching
    Shimano's new 9100 series Dura-Ace drivetrain outperforms its predecessor in nearly every aspect, but in such small ways that they're easy to miss. What is it Shimano's new 9100 series Dura-Ace groupset improves upon its previous mechanical shift, hydraulic brake groups with better ergonomics...
  5. Components, Wrenching
    If you're not afraid of a little bit of color on your bike, you'll swoon for the special El Chulo ("pretty boy") edition of Cane Creek's eeBrakes. Offering the same first class stopping power and light weight of the eeBrakes, the single limited run of these stoppers will come in gold, silver and...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Try to get all your braking done before the turn (click to enlarge). It might sound counterintuitive, but the better you become at using your brakes the faster cyclist you'll become. Instead of scrubbing all your speed during a long mountain descent, better braking skills will mean carrying...
  7. Components, Wrenching
    Testing was done at Specialized's in-house facility in Morgan Hill, California. Granted, Specialized has more than a little skin in the game when it comes to making the "disc brakes for road bikes" argument. Four of California bike maker's most popular models - the Tarmac, Roubaix, Diverge and...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXF0hPVUQac When it comes to safety, nothing trumps a pair of properly working brakes. That's why it's so important to keep them in good working order. So what to do if they stop working properly mid-ride? In this video the crew from the Global Cycling Network...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL8EkvCsZWw In this video, Paul Lew from Reynolds Cycling shows us their all new for 2014 Cryo Blue Power pads that feature increased braking performance. The Cryo Blue Power Pad features: 44% larger foot print 6 angled and tapered slots to help with cooling...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Before you head out on your bike, make sure to do these five quick safety checks. 1. Brakes: For obvious reasons this is the No. 1 thing you should check before every ride. Give the wheel a spin and make sure your stoppers are stopping. If you can pull the brake lever to the bar, it probably...
  11. Components, Wrenching
    I first became aware of Zero Gravity brakes in 2004 when Iban Mayo used them at the Tour de France on the way to finishing in third place. In 2005, Francis Cebedo, the founder off Mtbr.com & RoadBikeReview.com, got his hands on a set of the original OG-05 Ti calipers and wrote this review...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: The Angry Singlespeeder is a collection of mercurial musings from contributing editor Kurt Gensheimer. In no way do his maniacal diatribes about all things bike oriented represent the opinions of Mtbr, RoadBikeReview, or any of their employees, contractors, janitorial staff...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="800" height="450"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPuRJ2RTtCY&hd=1 Dave Biehler shows us the 2013 road brakes with the R970 SL ultralight caliper, R970 EQ, longer pull ratio R979 SL, RRL singlespeed lever series for cross or road, retro looking RRL SR, RevoX and the CX9 and...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    In 1987, MAGURA invented the first hydraulic braking system for mountain bikes. 25 years later, the world market leader takes its experience in hydraulic rim brakes to the road. Working together with aerodynamics expert Cervélo, MAGURA has now introduced the world's lightest and fastest...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    SRAM is not set to announce their latest groupset until next year, but that hasn't stopped images and rumors from swirling around the web. Though quiet thus far on details, SRAM has sent us these closeups and one liners to whet our appetite. These images are giving us a glimpse at what's to...
  16. Components, Wrenching
    TRP R960 Road Bike Brakes Pro Review - By Twain Mein Lightweight Dual Pivot caliper brakes Forged and CNC'd 6061 Aluminum Arms Adjustable cartridge pad holders with SwissStop pads Patened "Slyde" quick release Titanium nuts n bolts Available in anodized Red or Black Reach: 39-49mm Claimed...
  17. Components, Wrenching
    eecycle Works eebrake Pro Review - By Twain Mein Cost: $519 MSRP (without brake pads) Unique industrial design Exclusiveness; different Excellent performance Made in the USA Light weight: 162 grams (pair) without pads; 182 grams with Dura Ace pads Very easy to change out brake pads (for...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    Lexington, SC - The Vanderkitten Elite Women's Team will be stopping in style during 2009. Ciamillo Components will be outfitting the team with limited edition Zero G brakes. Early production units of the Vanderkitten brakes have been so well received that they will be available for sale...
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