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The Science of Stopping – what is important when it comes to disc brakes?

We all know that the brake is one of the most important parts of a mountain bike. But what makes a good brake? What difference does brake fluid make? What is the correct brake disc size? And quite fundamentally: how do hydraulic disc brakes actually work? To answer these questions, SRAM interviewed their developers, pro riders, and our chief editor Robin, too. You can see the result in the following video.

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Words: Simon Kohler Photos: SRAM