- Formula The OneFR Disc Brake and Caliper
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|Black||Front Brake 100cm|
|Black||Rear Brake 165cm|
The OneFR - Freeride copies the top features of its older brother while maintaining a value price.
Top Features of the Formula The OneFR Disc Brake and Caliper
- Master Cylinder body: Painted Black
- Caliper body: Anodized matte black
- Lever Blade: High tensile strength casting, painted silver
- Hose: Black, 100/165cm
- Brake-Pad: Sintered
- Mounting: Standard Post Mount 6"
- Weight: 346g grams (including 100cm hose, 160mm rotor, complete hardware)
Formula's patented forged caliper with its large 24mm pistons, provides the same stopping power and modulation, while radial one-piece cast master cylinder keeps the weight down.
Master Cylinder: Radial Master Cylinder, Patent-pending high capacity, integrated reservoir, Removable handlebar clamp, Flip-flop master cylinder assembly.
Caliper: Patent-pending forged 1-piece post mount caliper, Huge 24mm caliper pistons for amazing power, Top vented caliper allows for wheel on pad changes and eliminates overheating effects, Bottom vented caliper pistons provide additional cooling, Laser etched logo, Top loading pads simplify pad changes
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 Formula brand
the high technology materials currently used enable the latest models of disk brake systems to be lighter and more compact than conventional systems. Evidence shows that, compared with a V-Brake, the latest models of disk brakes for bicycles have achieved: - a higher braking power, a high modulability, a high and constant level of performance, much higher reliability, no increase in weight, size and maintenance
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