Entry-level, schmentry-level. The BB5 offers our Tri-Align Caliper Positioning System, tool-free pad replacement, a melt-forged body and an inboard pad adjustment knob. One try and you’ll wonder if the BB5s are really entry-level brakes.
Tri-Align™ Caliper Positioning System™: Another original Avid technology making your life better—there’s never been an easier brake to install and adjust. With Avid’s Tri-Align™Caliper Positioning System™, aligning the caliper to the rotor literally takes seconds. Just loosen the CPS™ bolts a little, and then squeeze the brake lever while re-tightening the bolts. Perfect caliper alignment—just like that.
Weight: 335 grams (160mm rotor; front post mount)
Caliper Design: Mechanical, monoblock
Finish: Satin Black
Rotor: G2 CleanSweep 160mm
Adjustment: Inboard Knob Pad Adjustment, Tri-Align Caliper Positioning
Compatibility: Mountain style levers
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