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MTB braking components are one of the most important elements in ensuring the safety and performance of a mountain bike. There are two types of brakes commonly used on mountain bikes: disc brakes and pad brakes.
Disc brakes have become standard on high-end mountain bikes. They offer superior stopping power, better modulation and consistent performance even in wet or muddy conditions. Disc brakes feature brake discs mounted on the front and rear wheels and operated by brake levers. There are two types of disc brakes: mechanical disc brakes and hydraulic disc brakes.
Mechanical disc brakes are operated by metal cables that connect the brake levers to the brake calipers. They are generally less expensive, easier to maintain, and more reliable than hydraulic disc brakes. Hydraulic disc brakes, on the other hand, use oil to transmit braking force to the brake calipers. They are more expensive, but offer better modulation and more consistent braking power.
Shoe brakes are still used on some entry-level mountain bikes and are generally less expensive than disc brakes. Pad brakes have brake pads that rub against the wheels to slow the bike. They are generally less powerful than disc brakes and tend to wear out faster.
In conclusion, mountain bike braking components are a crucial element for the safety and performance of a mountain bike. Disc brakes have become standard on high-end mountain bikes, but pad brakes remain a popular option for entry-level mountain bikes. It is important to choose quality brake components, suited to your riding style and needs, and maintain them regularly to ensure optimum performance.
Purchase of MTB braking components at LVR Cycles
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