Rotor size: 160mm or 180mm
Weight: 310 g. (Front or Rear)
Engineered, designed and manufactured in Germany, these great brakes offer fantastic stopping power and modulation! The Magura MT 6 disc brake has the same Carbotecture technology on the master cylinder as the pricier MT 8 brakes, but uses an aluminum brake lever and clamp for cost savings. The dual piston caliber is incorporated into a one-piece design for maximum stiffness, and offers automatic pad wear adjustment. Checking pad wear and replacing worn pads is a snap with Magura's top loading design, allowing pads to be changed without removing the wheels from the bike. The aluminum 2-finger brake lever offers integrated reach adjustment, making it perfect for all hand sizes. The MT 6 brake arrives pre-bled and is backed by a 5-year leakproof warranty. Future brake bleeding is no sweat using Magura's Easy Bleed Technology (EBT), employing non-corrosive and non-toxic mineral oil. Hose routing is simple using the adjustable banjo fitting on the caliber. Sram Matchmaker compatible.
Hint for breaking-in: New disc brake pads require a certain break-in period in order to provide the full brake power. The following procedure has proved oneself: drag braking on a downhill until the brake power noticeably increases. Then let the brake rotor cool out. Afterwards do 20 full stops braking from a medium speed. Attention: the rotors get very hot, do not touch them!
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