Another bike brand favourite, the Shimano XT M8000 disc brake showcases big performance features for the lowest priced brake in the mid-price category.
The Clarks M3 is the updated version of their incredibly low priced M2 brake system. At just under £50 per end it's still astonishing value for money.
The Hope Tech 3 X2's consistency and its comfortable and highly-adjustable brake lever secures it as our favourite dual-piston disc brake.
A good brake but hard to set up - £95
Unbelievable value - £20
The budget brake of choice - £64.98
Unrivalled control but comes at a price - £264
Great value and performance - £219.98
Very powerful but hard to set up - £283.95
A benchmark among current disc brakes for consistency and modulation