We’ve seen plenty of prototypes of the TRP Parabox mechanical-to-hydraulic disc brake converter on bikes (here and here, for example). Now, it’s got its going out clothes. What you see above is what’ll be popping up on all the early adopters’ bikes this fall. Check the caliper after the break, along with some new (traditional) colors and options for ‘cross and road bikes…
Mr. Blurrycam strikes again, but you get the idea.
Above is a custom R970SL road brake in neon yellow/green color for a sponsored team. Next to it are two potential colors for next year. Whatcha think?
Shown in red as a preproduction version at Sea Otter, here’s the official gray of the new CX8.4 linear pull brakes. Designed to work with SRAM’s brake lever pull ratio, you can use them with any levers if you just want something a bit shorter. Their standard cyclocross V-brake has 90mm arms.