Hydraulic road disc brakes are now a reality from Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo. But how, we hear you ask, do they compare?
Well given that Campag only just confirmed its versions – and was more than a little cagey with the press – it’s a little premature to give a definitive verdict. For now though, we’ll run you through what we do know…
How do Campagnolo’s road disc brakes compare to those from SRAM and Shimano? Read on…
SRAM was first out of the blocks with hydraulic road disc brakes, launching them on the top-tier Red 22 groupset back in late 2012. It’s since trickled the technology down its groupset hierarchy, meaning that at the time of writing there are four SRAM groupsets with hydraulic disc braking: Red 22, Force 22, Rival 22 and Apex 1 (the number denotes the number of gears).
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