BikeRadar bargains: Cut price caliper brakes

Pay less to stop faster with these bargain brakes

Everyone wants a heads-up on well-priced parts, right? Well, that’s exactly what you get with BikeRadar Bargains.


This week the deals are all focused around road bike brakes, we’ve stuck to caliper options as that’s what most of us are still riding on tarmac, and have included deals on sets as well as individual calipers. Get ’em while they’re still there!

Brake sets

Shimano 105 BR-5800 black calipers (pair) £69.98 £23.50

Shimano 105 black brakes:

Like the rest of Shimano’s 5800 series 105 groupset, these offer superb value for money and work brilliantly.

Save 77% when you buy now from Merlin Cycles

Shimano 105 BR-5800 silver calipers (pair) £69.98 £26.99

Shimano 105 silver brakes:

Not into the stealthy look? Black doesn’t match with your bike? Not a problem, Merlin is selling the same 105 brakes as above but in this more traditional silver finish, they’re a bit cheaper than the black ones, too.

Save 44% when you buy now from Chain Reaction Cycles

SRAM Apex brake calipers (pair) £49 £36.99

SRAM apex brake set:

Coming in at less than £40 for a pair, these Apex stoppers from SRAM will be a solid upgrade for plenty of people

Buy now from Evans Cycles

Shimano Ultegra BR-6800 calipers (pair)  £109.98 £68.50

Shimano ultegra brake set:

You can’t go far wrong with these brakes, and certainly not at this price

Buy now from Chain Reaction Cycles

Campagnolo Chorus Skeleton brake calipers Dual / Mono pivot (pair)  £146.99 £101.99

Campagnolo chorus skeleton dual/mono pivot pair:

With more than 30% off of its retail price this dual/mono pivot setup from Campagnolo ticks all the right boxes

Buy now from Wiggle

Individual calipers

SRAM S-700 hydraulic rim brake & shift lever (each) £302 £174.99

SRAM s-700 hydrauic rim brake:

Here you can have the power and modulation benefits of a hydraulic system without the compatibility woes or unusual looks of discs. It just so happens that these are at an enormous discount, too.

Shimano Ultegra BR-6700 caliper brake (each) £49.99 £29.99

Shimano ultegra 6700 caliper:

These NOS parts from Shimano’s previous generation 10-speed Ultegra groupset still have plenty to offer, and they’ll save you plenty of dosh over newer models.

Shimano BR-2400 Claris caliper brake (each) £25 £15.26

Shimano claris caliper: shimano claris caliper

These dual pivot parts from Shimano’s budget road line started off life as being affordable, now they’re a real bargain.