Disc Brakes

Shimano XTR 2015: Shimano goes 11-speed

Shimano XTR 2015

Shimano relaunches XTR for 2015 with an 11-speed, wide-range cassette and lots more

SRAM’s new Guide brakes


SRAM has a brand new trail brake, promising stacks of power and control through its four piston caliper. Move over Avid XO, there’s a new show stopper in town

How to: save your brakes


Protect your brake pads this winter by fashioning a clever little cover to keep out the mud. Follow mbr’s step by step guide to saving your brakes.

How to maintain your mountain bike disc brakes (VIDEO)

Maintain your disc brakes

Learn how to align your disc brakes so they last longer and perform better

Shimano Saint groupset review

Shimano Saint groupset

Our verdict on Shimano’s Saint groupset after 157,000ft of brutal Whistler descent