1) - Mechanical Disc Brakes
2) - Hydraulic Disc Brakes
The main manufacturers are either Avid or Magura.
|AVID BB-7 Mountain|
|AVID BB-7 Road|
|AVID XO Hydraulic Disc Brakes|
Right now you might be scratching your head saying why would anyone run drop bars on a mountain bike? For longer rides, Single Speed set ups, or comfort drop bars provide a much different feel than straight bars and can come in very handy. Plus with disc brakes becoming popular on cross bikes, where drop bars are standard, this gives you the ability to utilize disc brakes
If you are in need of some new brakes, a frame to hold them, or miscellaneous parts for your current disc brake set up stop by the shop for some more information. We do not stock the Magura brakes but can order them in for you and help you install them.