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Magura rim caliper and Shimano hydraulic road lever compatibility

Yes but not optimal/recomended. Technically, the lever will push the caliper pistons, but Magura's disc levers, such as the MT5, push a different amount of fluid than their rim brake levers, such as ...
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What are the typical range of maximum braking friction forces?

(How to brake properly on your MTB | Brake Power Meter) Key stats from the video: On a 1km trail with 122m elevation loss, average braking power (while using the brakes, not averaged over the entire ...
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What are the typical range of maximum braking friction forces?

What is the relative difference between hydraulic and cable actuated disc brakes? What is the relative difference between hydraulic and cable actuated rim brakes? Generally speaking - hydraulic ...
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Hydraulic rim brake with racing bike levers

SRAM call this 'HRR'. https://cyclingtips.com/2015/06/sram-red-22-hydraulic-groupset-review/ http://www.bicyclingaustralia.com.au/news/sram-s-700-10speed-hydro-road-rim-brake-hrr-fitment-and-bleeding ...
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What are the typical range of maximum braking friction forces?

You can estimate a figure for your two forces -- "friction force on disc" and "tire pushes road" -- from physical considerations only. First, if we know the mass of the rider and ...
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What are the typical range of maximum braking friction forces?

Kenn. I’m a bike enthusiast, a proud nerdy mech. engineer, and a (non-current) PPL who now runs a bike shop, so your question interests me. I am led to believe that Shimano employs more engineers per ...
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What are the typical range of maximum braking friction forces?

There's more to braking than just the brakes. Taken to an extreme, standard bike brakes likely can't throw a 300kg rider over the handlebars No they can't, but that's because the tires will lose ...
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