Magura has paired their MT7 brakes with the Loic Bruni-designed HC-W lever blade and packaged them for the North and South American markets. Providing a flatter blade form, they’re designed by the 6x DH World Champion (and 2x DH World Cup Champion) to reinforce leverage and management. Try the prototypes right here from his authentic testing.
The grasp cylinder makes use of their Carbotecture composite building, and the HC-W lever is alloy with adjustable attain. It has a flip-flop straightforward bleed design, so the identical lever physique works for left or proper.
The caliper is a single-piece, monobloc design that makes use of three arches to maximise stiffness. The four-piston calipers use 4 particular person pads.
Magura provides three totally different lever shapes, with a customization program must you need to swap them out later. They’re:
- 2-Finger Lever
- HC Lever
Bruni isn’t the one collaboration they’ve finished, Fabio Widmer obtained his signature brakes, too. Magura’s distinctive within the mountain bike disc brake class in that their levers’ grasp cylinder protrudes out from the bar, reasonably than run inline with the cable.
This places the pivot level farther from the bar, and the result’s that the tip of the brake lever tends to swing inward towards the bar extra, making a extra dramatic outward slope underneath full braking. Therefore the extra distinctive lever shaping and choices.
The MT7 HC-W brakes include 2,200mm hose lengths and weigh in at 268g per wheel. MSRP is $269 every.