- Avid X0 Disc Brakes with HS1 Rotor
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Avid X0 Disc Brakes with HS1 Rotor
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|Carbon / Silver||Rear - 140mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Front - 160mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Rear - 160mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Front - 180mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Rear - 180mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Front - 200mm Disc|
|Carbon / Silver||Rear - 200mm Disc|
For people who love to ride, X0 is the kind of brake that makes you love to ride even more. This full-featured brake can stop on a dime or be feathered with precision you have to feel to believe.
Top Features of the Avid X0 Disc Brakes with HS1 Rotor
- Weight: 333 grams (160mm rotor; front post mount)
- Lever Material: carbon fibre lever, aluminium body
- Caliper Design: 2 piston, forged 2-piece aluminum, adjustable banjo
- Finish: silver
- Rotor: HS1 (140mm rear) 160/180/200mm
- Pad: Organic, top loading with aluminium backing plate
- Fluid: DOT 5.1
- Mount: Ambidextrous
- Adjustment: Contact Point Adjustment, Reach Adjustment, Adjustable Banjo, Tri-Align Caliper Positioning
- Special Features: TaperBore Technology, MatchMaker X Compatible
At only 333g, X0 packs a large amount of power and control into a trim and slim package tough enough for any trail surprises. Forged aluminium calipers and lever bodies featuring TaperBore™ Technology deliver robust power at a fraction of the weight, and with detented tool-free Contact Point Adjustment, you’re just a few clicks from your perfect ride.
Technology: Taperbore Technology, Aperbore Technology, Deep Stroke Modulation, Contact Point Adjustment, Power Reserve Geometry, Tri-Align Caliper Positioning System, Integrated Reservoir, DOT 5.1, Reach Adjust, Top Loading Pads, Matchmaker X compatible.
About Disc Brakes
Bicycle disc brakes consist of a metal disc attached to the wheel hub that rotates with the wheel. Brake calipers are attached to the frame or fork along with pads that squeeze together on the disc. The way it is attached to the bike will be either by IS (International Standard) which has two holes facing the disc or Post Mount, which has threads going into the fork. Disc brakes have been successfully used on motorbikes for decades, and are the principal choice there. The primary benefit of disc brakes is that they perform equally well in all conditions including water, mud and snow. This is due to their position closer to the hub and away from the ground and possible contaminants like water, which can coat and freeze on the rim in colder temperatures. The pads are usually made from metal sinters or an organic compound instead of rubber. Water acts as a lubricant to rubber but not metal, therefore disc brakes maintain their stopping power in wet conditions. They also avoid the problem that rim brakes have of wearing out the wheel rims, especially in muddy conditions, as well as the requirement that the rim be straight. Disc brakes offer improved modulation of braking power and generally require less finger effort to achieve the same braking power. The advantages of discs make them well-suited to steep, extended downhills through wet and muddy off-road terrain, common in freeride bicycle riding.
About the Avid brand
Product manuals and service guides for all SRAM, Rockshox, Avid and Truvativ products can be found at sram.com or videos can be found on YouTube. Avid is the world's market leader in hydraulic and mechanical disc brake design and manufacturing. Avid does its homework. They have a reputation for getting it right. Not hard when the products are well designed, well manufactured and always have a host of problem solving and user refinements that you didn't know you needed until you use Avid for the first time!
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