SRAM Red road brakes review

Benchmark stoppers

Our rating 
5.0 out of 5 star rating 5.0
GBP £279.99 RRP | USD $336.00
SRAM Red brakes

Our review

Excellent power and modulation
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SRAM’s dual pivot design differs from its Shimano and Campagnolo rivals due to its high triangulated cable anchor. This is stiffened with a cross member above the pivot points, creating a brake with superb stopping ability and no flex.

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The arms are machined to keep weight down. Add full titanium hardware and you’ve got a pair of brakes that weigh in at a respectable 265g. The Reds match Shimano Dura-Ace for sheer power, but with much more feel.

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The brilliant sync between the small amount of lever movement and brake actuation means that with Reds you can scrub off just enough speed without the risk of over-slowing and losing precious pace.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Red brakeset (11)
Brand SRAM

Features *Technology: Skeletonized Dual Pivot Design with Convex Washers, *Material: Cold-Forged Arms, Titanium Mounting and Pivot Bolt Pad / Holder SRAM / Swiss Stop Compound with Adjustable Cartridge Holder (Carbon Rim Pad option available) *QR: Indexed
Weight (g) 265