Shimano XTR M975 IS Rear Hydraulic Disc Brake Kit, includes brake lever and hydraulic caliper, hose, mineral oil
Shimano: The original XTR component group revolutionized off road performance with a never before seen level of quality and precision. Mountain biking has evolved and the XTR group has grown but it has never outgrown its original design philosophy of delivering top-level performance in a lightweight, beautifully-engineered package. The next generation of XTR raises the bar again-reduced weight, increased stiffness, and improved durability combine with innovative new features to deliver the ultimate riding experience. At its heart, XTR is still pure cross country performance however, with a distinguished new appearance and unprecedented options; XTR delivers the performance to address your needs. Whether you are a World Cup-level cross country racers or a mountain biker that puts a high value on performance, weight savings and reliability, XTR is for you.
Shimano's new disc brake calipers retain Shmano's signature control through superior modulation. The BR-M975 retains an opposed two-piston design while reducing weight: The one - piece design is more compact and very stiff which results in a precise and efficient disc brake design. The titanium back plate on the new XTR brake pads are 12 grams lighter than current steel pads. Durability in the pad is also improved by 50%. Use intarnational standard calipers for the ultimate in weight savings to achive the following rotor choices: 160mm / 180mm for the front or 160mm / 140mm for the rear.
Shimano XTR cutting edge braking technology, available to fit both international standard and post mount forks directly and can be used in conjunction with adapters for a choice of 140, 160, 180 and 203 mm rotors
As standard this calliper fits with 160 mm rotor
Super lightweight mono body uses a forged one piece design that increases rigidity and reduces weight
Shimano engineering twin piston design provides the ultimate balance between sensitive control and stopping power
Titanium back plate to the brake pads are not only lightweight but stable under high temperatures giving consistent braking performance
Sintered and resin pads available to tailor performance to your needs
Can be used with the ground-breaking XTR ST-M975 Dual Control combined brake and gear levers, or conventional Shimano XTR BL-M975 hydraulic brake levers
Offset bleed nipple for easy maintenance
Weighs an incredible 108 g
Possibly the ultimate disc brake levers offering awesome control and modulation. Choose the type of handlebar you want to use. The brake hose does not get in the way even with a very narrow handlebar.
Ergonomic, powerful and compact XTR hydraulic disc brake levers
These XTR two finger brake levers offer exceptional control and modulation
The compact design of the hydraulic brake lever is created by positioning the oil reservoir on the handlebar clamp unit, in turn giving zero handle bar interference
Forged alloy brake lever with textured finish for optimum strength, grip and reliability
Oversized anodised alloy handle bar clamp bolt for light weight and rigidity
The hydraulic cable lines are taken from the clamp oil reservoir at 45 degrees for much improved cable routing
Easy access lever reach adjustment for custom lever feel and position
Kit contains Brake levers, hoses and mineral oil
Weight 194 grams