ABS MTB Brakes - everything you need to know

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Lance Branquinho

Lance Branquinho is a Namibian-born media professional who graduated to mountain biking after injuries curtailed his fascination with trail running. He has a weakness for British steel hardtails, especially those which only run a single gear. Lance is an award-winning writer who has contributed to myriad piblications all over the world including Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect, MBR, Topgear, TopCar and Car magazine.


1 year 1 month ago

No pun intended, but ABS for bicycles is a slippery slope. Together with suspension taking away vibrations and shocks, a dropper post to help descending, mega wide bars, 29" plus sized tires that roll over anything, electronic shifting, e-assist, GPS to not get lost… at what point does a bike ride stop being a bike ride? What will be next, auto pilot, or corner assist like in Mario Kart, so you can't fly out of a corner? Why bother going for a ride anymore?

Keep It Simple, Stupid.