First Ride: TRP’s HY-RD Hydraulic Disc Brakes – Updated: Photo Gallery, Full Ride Impressions

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TRP HY-RD Hydraulic Disc Brake Specs:

MSRP: $150 per wheel
Weight: 197g per wheel, 19g more per wheel than an Avid BB7 caliper
Colors: Silver or black
Rotors: Available with 140 and 160mm rotors (the company recommends 160mm for road). Rotors are the same as the Tektro Lyra rotors
Ride Weight Limit: None
Included: Caliper, rotor and semi-metallic pads. Does not come with cables or housing but they strongly recommend compression-less brake cable housing and the company will be coming out with their own cables and housing soon
Maintenance: Recommended system flush once a year, lubrication of pivot points after muddy races or power washes
Available: in early May 2013
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Are they actually available yet? Will they work with Tektro RL-340 levers?


So when are these available to the general public?  I'd love to see some "regular guy" reviews online.


Ben Berden was not testing these earlier?

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