The MT2 features the new Carbotecture master body and various other new features, which are listed below.
As with the MT4, the brake lever supplied on the basic model in the MT range is made from Carbotecture with the lever being manufactured from aluminium. The two-piece brake caliper provides for a more economic production process, and Magura passes on this price advantage directly to the end customer.
As a basic model, the MT2 is only behind its bigger sisters in tipping the scales, as it delivers the same braking power and optimum lever geometry as the models toward the top end of the range.
Technical features: Open hydraulic disc brake system with a completely integrated reservoir and EBT technology for superfast and convenient bleeding. The dual piston fixed caliper with automatic pad wear adjustment in a smart One Piece Design for maximum stiffness and pad wear thickness that can be checked without removal of the pads.
The master body is made out of Magura's innovative Carbotecture® with a incredible light and durable lever blade. Featuring a cool black look, distinctively enhanced durability and optimized friction performance for stunning brake power.
Available with 203, 180, 160 and 140 mm diametre.
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.
Established in 1893. Magura have lead the way in hydraulic disc brake technology. They were the first company to produce a hydraulic rim brake with the HS33 and the first company to use a cast single piece caliper, the Gustav M which is now 10 years old and has been used by legends such as Tomac, Palmer and the modern brakes are being used by the likes of Liam Killeen and Tyler "Super T" Klassen. For 2007 Magura have introduced a completely new range of forks featuring a dual arch and the Maxle on their freeride fork.
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