Avid Shorty Ultimate Cantilever Brake -
The Avid Shorty Ultimate cantilever brake boasts a host of user-friendly features, including an inline barrel adjuster, cable quick-release and easy setup.
Lining and Layers:
- Straddle cable has in-line adjuster and quick release
- Height-adjustable, center-mount pads and concentric hardware make for easy setup; front or rear brake can be switched between narrow or wide stances
- Brake includes alloy straddle carrier with cable, road-style replaceable cartridge brake pads and an inline barrel adjuster for on-the-fly adjustments
- CNC-machined arms reduce weight while the open design promotes mud clearance
- claimed 115 grams
- Cable quick-release opens the brake up for fast, hassle-free wheel removal or replacement
- Brake shoes use standard road inserts, making it easy to drop in your carbon-specific-compound brake shoes without the need for special carriers
- Please choose between either front or rear brake; not sold as a set
- Center-pull design of the Avid Shorty Ultimate cantilever brake is recommended for short-pull mountain or drop bar road levers (not for long-pull, linear-brake levers)
- Sets up easily with wide (max power) or narrow (thigh/shoulder clearance) stance
Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear
Avid Cantilever Brakes.
The cyclocross brake weve all been waiting for. Plenty of mud clearance and adjustability at half the price of the brakes that have been the "gold standard" of the cross circuit for a while now.