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  • Avid BB7 Road Disc Brake
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Avid BB7 Road Disc Brake

When the road calls, we answer. All the features and performance of the BB7 in a disc-brake package that is designed for the demands of the road.

Specifications:

  • Weight :329 grams (160mm rotor; front post mount)
  • Caliper Design: Mechanical, Forged 2-piece Aluminium
  • Finish: Platinum
  • Pad: Sintered
  • Adjustment: Dual Knob Pad Adjustment, Tri-Align Caliper Positioning
  • Compatibility: Road style levers

Technologies:

  • 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.

Buy Avid BB7 Road Disc Brake from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.

  • Colour: Platinum
  • Option: Front or Rear - 140mm, Front or Rear - 160mm
Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great Product These were a replacement to the Promax Render R on my 2014 CaadX 105. To be clear, there was nothing wrong with the Render R's for my commute (other than regular replacement of the pads because the adjustment knob would bottom out with 2/3rds of the pad still usable). The BB7's are a very reasonable upgrade, the braking seems stronger for a given lever effort and has a bit more initial 'bite'. The system is slightly heavier (by only a few grams) and was a bit of a pain to install - if you're using a spacer for a 160 mm or greater disc, it might be worth buying one of Avid's own spacers to ensure there's no fouling between the pad prongs (or caliper) and the standard spacer (certainly for the CaadX anyway). Make sure you've factored in the Tri-align components if your old system doesn't have this feature - you might need to purchase longer bolts to accommodate the tri-align components. Once that's out of the way the caliper alignment is a breeze and allows you to really fine tune the pad clearance to your preferred approach. 17 February 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by OK ONCE BEDDED IN AVID BRAKES VERY GOOD AND OUTWEIGH THE CLARKE BUT CLARKE IS CHEAPER,EASIER TO ADJUST,BUT AVID BETTER QUALITY,BUY IT CHAIN REACTION CYCLES VERY GOOD ! 12 November 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Замечательный тормоз Просто незаменим, когда катишься на СХ с горок по грунтовым каменистым дорожкам и тропинкам. Специально ради него переставил переднюю втулку на колесе. Не очень уступает по мощи гидравлике и почти так же плавно тормозит. И уж точно несравненно лучше кантеливеров. 28 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent.... Much better than Avid BB5's I bought these as an upgrade to my BB5 calipers and they are a huge improvement. BB5's are very good and were much better than previous Shimano calipers I had used, but these BB7's are in a different league! Much more stopping power than BB5's and alot easier to setup and they don't contantly need adjusting like the BB5's did. 01 August 2012
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The road and mtb calipers have a different leverage - basically the length of the lever the cable fixes to.

It's longer on the mtb ones. If you use an mtb one with road levers, it'll be very spongy.
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Is it not the case that the 'Roads' are lighter?

Sram/Avid suggest so...as does the price...?
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Is it not also the case that 'Roads' are lighter too

As indicated by Sram/Avids website...and their cost?
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Erratum...

It's actually the SLs that are lighter. ( which we cant find for love nor money)

CRC is quite right...no difference apart from colour and cable pull.
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They're designed to work with the 'throw' associated with their corresponding levers.
Apparently the mtn brakes wont get enough cable pull from road levers to work properly.
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Can you clarify; are rotors included?

There is no mention of rotors in the description or picture.
A previous question asked whether rotors are included, and the answer was yes.

But this seems to be contradicted by other answers:
"You will get the calliper, brake pads and an IS to post adaptor for the size option you choose."
"This listing is for a caliper only;"

Can you clarify please.
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Yes, I can confirm that rotors are included with these brakes.
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Rotors are included, as are adapters for front and rear (one of each), an inline cable adjuster and all the mounting bolts needed for installation
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I ordered the 160 mm option and received a caliper, inline cable adjuster, 160 mm rotor, front and rear mount adapters (to suit the rotor) and all the necessary bolts for fitting.
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You will get the calliper, brake pads and an IS to post adaptor for the size option you choose. There is no cables included.
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Mine came with 6-bolt rotor.
No cables.
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This listing is for a caliper only; the levers are supplied separately.

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Answer: 
Purchase of one unit is only one caliper set which can be mounted either front or rear.
Buy two units for a complete bike set up.
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