Hydraulic disc brakes are fantastic, making it possible to safely roll down even the steepest trails with single-finger brake lever control.
Mountain bikers discovered the power and consistency of
hydraulic brakes, in the mid-1990s. Initially misjudged as a needless
complication and expensive, hydraulic disc brake benefits quickly converted all
It took the road bike scene much longer, with some pro teams only converting to hydraulic discs last year.