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Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set

Formula’s Race version of the R1 features a carbon lever blade and Kevlar hoses. This drops the weight to just 264 grams and makes it the best choice for every XC-race oriented rider.

Based on the already ridiculously light Formula R1, the Racing model adds carbon fiber lever blade to drop even more heft. Like the R1, the Racing uses a stiff forged radial master cylinder with a high capacity integrated reservoir. The large reservoir combined with a redesigned diaphragm gives the R1 Racing excellent heat dissipation and a consistent lever feel on sustained descents, even in extreme heat. A flip-flop master cylinder allows you to run moto-style without changing lines or bleeding. The R1 Racing is compatible with the Mixmaster shifter perch (available separately) if you'd like to de-clutter your cockpit.

"Only DOT 4 fluid can be used on formula brakes"

Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set Master Cylinder:

  • Forged radial master cylinder (MC)
  • High capacity reservoir
  • Removable handlebar clamp
  • Flip-flop master cylinder assembly
  • Carbon fibre lever blade
  • Hard anodized MC piston
  • Laser etched logos

Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set Caliper:

  • Forged one-piece post mount style caliper body with 22mm pistons
  • Top and bottom vented caliper body for maximum cooling and performance
  • Top loading pads for easy changes
  • Laser etched logos
  • ECT: Enhanced Caliper Technology
  • Increased pad roll back (simplifying installation)
  • Increased fluid capacity

Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set Specification:

  • Master Cylinder Body: Polished and anodised
  • Caliper Body: Polished and anodised with red cap
  • Lever Blade: Carbon fibre
  • Hose: Kevlar braided: 100cm front / 165cm rear
  • Brake Pads: Semi-metallic with aluminium back plate
  • Weight: 264g (85cm hose, 160mm 1-piece rotor and mounting hardware)

Buy Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.

Rated 4 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Frenano sempre ,ovunque, anche dopo lunghe pause. Ho questi freni da due anni. Prima di questi avevo i K18. Ho voluto il disco front da 180mm ma presto l'ho dovuto sostituire con quello da 160, a causa di eccessiva sensibilità del morso. La mia passione sono le salite lunghe, ma dopo devo anche scendere........ La scorsa estate sono stato sullo Stelvio (2760mt ).....15 km di discese sterrate ,single trak e pietre. Quel tipo di passo che ti obbliga a tenere il dito sulla leva per molto tempo. Mai stanco, la frenata sempre modulata, mai sbalzi di umore delle pinze. Hanno lavorato egregiamente.La regolazione della leva con la brucola da 2mm si fa una volta sola , per la tua mano. Facile la sostituzione delle pasticche(l'ho fatto dopo 5000km e ho scelto le originali). Molto disponibile il centro assistenza Formula . Se amate la leggerezza e siete appassionati di discese tecniche e fanatici delle frenate........comprateli. Scontati è troppo vantaggioso. 02 October 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by I bought a set of these brakes to fit on my Remedy 8 because the SLX brakes got damaged when a log decided to jump out and block my path. Jay walking logs… what next..! Anyway, these brakes are well made in Italy and are extremely light, probably the lightest power to weight ratio brake that’s on the market today. The modulation and control is excellent with one finger operation on 180-mm rotors. The carbon levers are a nice touch, but do add to an already costly brake. The lever is adjustable but is tricky, since you have to use a 2-mm Allen Key. Other Formula models have a barrel adjustment that makes things a lot easier. These brakes would have benefited from this design with minimal weight again. Installing the brakes is a simple task and does not require the grip and shifter to be removed. The slim fit makes them a compliment to the c**kpit. Changing the pads is a simple affair but replacements are costly. (I have bought some copies from Clarks, via Chain Reaction, and will be fitting them when I install new Formula 160-mm rotors on my new Mavic Crossmax ST wheels). Having used these brakes in all conditions for four months I can say these are great brakes, but so are Shimano (XT and XTR), products from Avid and all the other manufacturers out their. I did not pay the full price as the were significantly discounted when I bought them. In my opinion there are better options available that won’t break the bank or piss off your significant other. 26 December 2012
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I freni r1 racing sono corredati di dischi?

Se sono completi di dischi si possono scegliere diametro da160? Att risposta saluty
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Il set include i dischi da 203mm e questa é l'unica misura di disco disponibile.
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Te confirmo que los Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake Set 2012 llegan con los discos (Rotores) de 203 mm.

Si que podrías usar con 160 mm pero debes de comprar otros discos y tambien otro adaptador !
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is there still a 160mm set for sale?

 
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No, this Brake set is only available in the 203m Sizing so if you wanted to get a 160mm version you'll need to order the 'Formula R1 Disc Brake Set 2012' (linked below) or alternatively order the 'Formula R1 Racing Disc Brake' or 'Formula R1 Disc Brake', then order the Rotor and corresponding Adaptor separately.
 
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If I buy this set and want to use it with 160mm rotors, what other parts do I need ? Can you please give me the exact part no/description
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As you will be going for the 160mm version the mounting hardware is supplied. Everything you need to fit these will come supplied. They will be pre-bled so should be a matter of unpacking and fitting.
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The Formula R1 disc brake set is suppled with front and rear brakes fully bled and ready to be installed. 2 rotors at 203mm are provided along with post mounts.

The kits cannot be adapted if you would like different parts. If you need different brake adaptors for frame or fork they will need to be purchased additionally.
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