- TRP R960 CNC Alloy Brake Calipers
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Introducing the TRP R960, the world's lightest dual pivot caliper brakes.
Top Features of the TRP R960 CNC Alloy Brake Calipers
- Lightweight dual pivot caliper brakes
- Forged and CNC 6061 aluminum arms
- Inplace Road CNC adjustable pad holders
- SwissStop® cartridge pads
- Titanium hardware
- Patented quick release
- Red or Black anodised
- 39-49mm Reach
- 120 grams
- Sold as a pair
The R960 starts with cold forged brake arms that are aggressively machined both horizontally and vertically to eliminate excess weight but retain all of their strength and stiffness.
Then, we add features such as machined adjustable angle cartridge brake pad holders with Swiss Stop pads, our patented Slyde quick release and corrosion resistant, lightweight, titanium hardware. Together, these features combine to make a brake that sets a new standard for lightweight and control. The TRP R960, what's stopping you?
About Rim Brakes
Rim brakes for bikes use the sidewall of the rim to reduce speed, this is done by a pad on either side applying friction against the rim, which reduces your momentum. Road brake callipers have been redesigned over the years and now use a system called 'dual pivot' which means the brake arms pivot off centre to apply a higher amount of pressure on the rim to increase your stopping power. Most manufacturers use dual pivot callipers on the front and rear, but some Campagnolo brakes use a traditional single pivot on the rear to 'balance' the braking power, the logic behind this is that as you brake your weight shifts on to the front of the bike and as much as 75% of the braking force is applied to the front.
About the TRP brand
TRP was founded on the idea of building the highest quality braking systems available in the bicycle industry. TRP Brakes are designed for superior levels of performance and durability achieved through the use of advanced production techniques, accurate processing and meticulous quality control. By using exotic materials such as Carbon Fibre, Titanium and TT6 Aluminum, TRP brakes set a new industry standard for lightweight and precise control. TRP brakes are extensively tested for reliability and safety on and off-road, and in the laboratory - by a company with more than 20 years experience designing and manufacturing bicycle brake systems.
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Would love someone to correct me if I've got it wrong, truly outstanding if they were 120g for the pair!!
The Ti hardware does not extend to the pad holders.
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