Brakes and brake related equipment (pads / cables / tools)
Brake pads from Fibrax and SwissStop for your Brompton folding bicycle
Disc brakes give better stopping power on a bike, and can therefore increase the riders confidence
More commonly used on mountain bikes they are now becoming mainstream on road bikes too
Here we list disc brake systems, components (e.g. disc brake calliper mounts / adapters) and calipers from Hope and Shimano
Miscellaneous disc brake bits and pieces
Disc Brake Mounts
Disc Brake Rotors from Hope, Aztec, SRAM and Shimano
Stopping your bike is important! Here at Brilliant Bikes we sell genuine disc brake pads from Avid, Hope and Shimano. We also sell cheaper generic pads from Aztec and Clarks to fit other makes of disc.
Brake pads for rim type brakes - from Shimano, Fibrax and SwissStop
Before disc brakes came along, rim brakes were the most commonly used type of brakes on bikes
They work by putting pressure / friction on the rim of the wheel - slowing it down
Replacement mountain bike brake cable from UK manufacturer Clarks long enough to fit front or rear brake. Note: Not carded as shown in picture.
Brompton replacement brake lever for S-type, M-type, H-type and P-type handlebars, LEFT hand This is a 30 degree brake lever.
Replacement Brompton brake lever for S-type, M-type, H-type and P-type handlebars, RIGHT hand 30 degree brake lever
Replacement Brompton rear brake cable for M-type handlebar suitable for the new aluiminium and the older 30 degree levers. (Note: this is not suitable for S-type, P-type or H type Brompton)
Replacement Brompton rear brake cable for S-type handlebar.
Replacement Brompton rear brake cable for H type Brompton (introduced in 2012)
Clarks multi compound brake pad and shoe for all weather conditions. Unique design reduces noise, and increases braking performance.
Replacement Brompton rear brake cable for P-type handlebars only - on a Long Wheel Base (LWB) Brompton.(Note: this is not suitable for S-type, P-type or H type Brompton)
Brompton 2017 brake lever for S-type, M-type, H-type and P-type handlebars, LEFT hand - Silver This is the new integrated aluminium brake lever introduced in 2017.
Pair of the latest aluminium Brompton brake levers with holes for integrated shifters Colour: Silver
Pair of replacement organic disc pads suitable for Shimano Deore M515 / M475 / C501 / C601 mechanical / M525 hydraulic callipers disc systems.
Pair of replacement organic disc pads suitable for Shimano Deore M515 / M475 / C501 / C601 mechanical / M525 hydraulic callipers disc systems / Tektro Auriga Comp./Dracom Moto Aquila/HDC-300/Mota