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Shimano XTR Race Disc Brakes M985

Underpowered brakes lead to defensive riding technique and, ultimately, to slower lap times. Enter the new XTR Race brake, which encourages racers to attack technical downhill sections with confidence, leaving the competition squealing and squawking in the dust.

How? First off, they produce 110 percent of the power of their predecessors while shedding precious grams at the same time, so they’re as viable a race-bike pick as ever. Throw in ergonomically re-engineered lever pivots and XTR Race lays on that power with single-finger effort.

But power is pointless if it can't be maintained. Heat build-up is the enemy of any brake system, stock aluminium-backed brake pads and the industry's first full ceramic caliper piston all help dump heat and maintain consistent power.

The key factor for racers is confidence—the confidence to win, and the confidence to lay off the brakes, knowing they'll be there when they're needed, every time

With ten percent more power than the previous XTR brake, the sleek new XTR Race lever has been ergonomically redesigned for a versatile fit on the handlebars, superior feel at the fingertips and unsurpassed function on the race course. When coupled with the XTR Race lever, the new forged one-piece M985 caliper delivers a balance of light weight and power that resists performance-sapping heat better than ever before thanks to an industry-first full-ceramic piston.

Shimano XTR Race Disc Brakes M985 Lever Specification:

  • Hydraulic Fluid: Shimano Mineral Oil
  • Brake Hose Type: SM-BH90-SB
  • Brake Lever Size : 1.5-finger
  • Reach Adjuster: Yes
  • Reinforced Parallel Push
  • M System Brake Pad
  • Brake Pad Types: metal / resin
  • Cartridge Shoe Holder
  • Spring Tension Adjuster
  • Caliper Mount Type: International standard / Post mount
  • Piston Type: Opposed 2-piston

Shimano XTR Race Disc Brakes M985 Features:

  • 110% power rating
  • Shorter, 13-millimeter brake lever with more efficient pivot location
  • Integrated barrel reservoir design
  • Hinge-clamp mounting bracket
  • High-power hose for consistent performance
  • Combine with i-spec bracket to reduce handlebar clutter
  • Resin pad compound with alloy backing plate (standard)
  • One piece forged post mount caliper
  • Oversized ceramic piston
  • Aluminium banjo hose fitting

Buy Shimano XTR Race Disc Brakes M985 from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.

 
Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent when properly set up Fantastic lever feel and modulation, Smooth, linear response when it's working properly. Mostly noise free. Easily enough power for xc running 160mm rotors. No disc rubbing / drag (unlike Avid). Light weight and looks awesome. Minimal, neat but just bling enough. Quite a lot of lost stroke so you have to adjust the lever quite far out as one reviewer said. The recommended bedding-in process makes a huge difference. For a long time they worked perfectly for xc. But after not using the bike for a few weeks, power really dropped off and loud brake squeal appeared. Repeating the bedding process fixed the rear, but not front even though plenty of pad material left. Bleeding and new pads (&disc) would fix it but it's annoying. I'd rather be riding than fixing my bike. I had similar issues with old XTR 760 brakes. Still a fantastic brake, just wish they would maintain optimum performance for longer time. 15 May 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Should be better I'm not sure what is wrong with these brakes. At first I though it was the usual Shimano bleeding problems that I've had with so many other sets of Shimano brakes but these have been bled and rebled and still do not deliver sufficient power levels at all! Changed the pads..."Ouch!!!" still poor. I have boght a complete set of Formula RX brakes in desperation..... I should have done it sooner. The difference is night & day, and they are cheaper! 07 February 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Over rated Agree with Rob from New Zealand,to much travel until brakes bite,adjusted levers in and bled brakes which made slight improvement.Horrendous squeal except in very dry conditions.Power is very good but much prefer my Magura Marta sl's for overall feel and quiet operation in all conditions. 01 December 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by not fantastiv Might be just my set but there is bags of lever pull before the brakes bite when they do bite the squeeling is embarrasing! LBS just bleed them and not much better. Just put new pads in hasnt made much diff to lever travel though. Previous modal XTR were fantastic no noise and good lever feel, the set i have are just crap in comparason. 05 May 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Incredible when set up correctly I got a pair of these and was only running the rear one on my dirt jumper. It was rubbish. No stopping power at all, even after a good bleed. Much scratching of head and asking around everyone said change the pads By the time I got to changing the pads I was ready to put the front one on the bike as well (New Wheelset). Hey presto when putting the front brake on I noticed the rear lever had a completely different bite point and all it needed was adjustment to move the lever out forward. Muppet! There is a small allen key bolt on the inside of the lever which does this. And now! Holy Smoke! Full lock on both wheels, great feel and modulation, awesome stopping power what a difference. 06 April 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great brakes Awesome brakes, fully met my expectations, nice lever feel, and top service from CRC as well!! 29 March 2012
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The XTR brakes along with all disc brakes on the Chainreaction website are fully assembled and ready to install. The brake is pre-bled from the factory; you only have to bolt the brake to your bike.
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The Hose Length for the Front and Rear Shimano M985 brakes would be as follows;

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Puedo confirmar que estas manetas si son compatibles con cambios I-spec.

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идут ли в комплекте с этими тормозами адапторы для 160мм роторов для заднего тормоза?
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К сожалению, адаптер не идёт в комплекте с тормозвами.

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‘Shimano XTR Race M985 Disc Brake’ рассчитаны на версию I-spec B.
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