Magura MT7 First Ride Review
If you’ve followed our blogs you’ve seen a handful of posts on how much I love my Magura MT5 brakes. And I do. But, I had a little extra scratch and wanted to upgrade something. So after living on 5 different bikes the MT5s came off and fresh Magura MT7s went on. Here are some details in a Magura MT7 First Ride Review. Continue reading Magura MT7 First Ride Review
Custom Yeti SB130 – King / Nox!
Enjoy some pics of this Custom Yeti SB130 that BikeCo recently sent home with it’s new owner.
This build dials in performance from tip to tail. Like many of our favorite builds this custom Yeti SB130 has attention to Frame, Suspension, Wheels and then fills in the blanks based on rider disposition and budget.
Frame: Yeti SB130 Turq Series Matte Spruce colorway.
Love this colorway when it’s built up. This Custom Yeti SB130 has an amazing balance with the matte spruce frame and matte slate Chris King components. Continue reading Custom Yeti SB130 – King / Nox!
Magura Performance vs Race Brake Pad Review
Initial Ride Test – Magura Performance vs Race Brake Pad Review for MT5 / MT7 models.
I love my Magura MT5 brakes. That’s well established here on BikeCo.com at this point I’m sure! Until this month however I had never run the Magura Race Brake pads. I decided to change it up a bit on the last pad change – and WHOA, quite a difference. Continue reading Magura Performance vs Race Brake Pad Review
MTB Brake Pad Wear Limits
Safety, Performance, Predictability. All are reasons to check your brake pads regularly and change as appropriate. Let’s look at some basics about MTB Brake Pad Wear Limits. Continue reading MTB Brake Pad Wear Limits
Magura MT5 Brake Review – 3 Years
Read through our long term (3 year) trail test in the Magura MT5 Brake Review.
3 years and 4 bikes later I’m still running the same set of Magura MT5 brakes. Same levers, same master cylinders, same calipers.
A few sets of brake pads as well as a new rear line are what I’ve put into the system. (My HD4’s routing is longer than the Bronson was)
I continue to ride the Magura MT5’s for the same reasons that led me purchase them in 2015. Unmatched modulation, predictable performance, minimal issues from the brand as well as excellent product support in case of an issue. Continue reading Magura MT5 Brake Review – 3 Years