Monday, 28 July 2014

Quality mountain bike disc brake pads extreme testing results

If you want to improve the performance of your mountain bike brakes and are looking for online mountain bike brake pad reviews, it´s easy to find subjective tests that usually end up with conclusions like "good durability", "they have great power", or similar. This type of evidences even though they are very important, rely heavily on the rider perception and the testing conditions, which tend to be highly variable.

Gorilla riding a bike

Below you can see how a pair of disc brake pads finished after an extreme test performed to check the reliability againts critical failures that could put ourselves in danger.

Monday, 14 July 2014

2015 Giant Defy road bikes with TRP Spyre mechanical disc brakes

Giant makes a move forward, including disc brakes in the Giant Defy road bike model, becoming the first major bike brand to use only disc brakes in the entire Defy Advanced line-up. Cheaper alloy Giant Defy models will be sold with conventional road brakes, while the Defy Advanced model will get TRP Spyre mechanical brake callipers.

Giant Defy Advanced
Giant Defy Advanced