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Shimano XT Trail M8120 Disc Brake

Shimano XT Trail M8120 Disc Brake
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Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons

  • These brakes provide good braking power in all conditions.
  • The double pistons give you extra braking power.
  • These brakes are heavier than the XT single piston brakes.
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Specifications

Specifications

Brand Shimano
Application Trails / Enduro
Level Better
/ 4 Pistons
Customisation Distance between lever and handlebar (reach) with handy dial / Bite point of the brake
Type Brake Set J-Kit Bled
Brake Mount Post Mount
Suitable for Shimano A
Disc brake oil type Shimano Mineral oil

Description

Description

These Shimano XT Trail M8120 brakes are developed specifically for Trail and Enduro use and are equipped with Shimano's Ice-Technology. This technology guarantees proper heat dissipation, so that even in the most extreme conditions you still have sufficient stopping power. The brake pads and discs brake rotors are equipped with cooling fins and the choice of materials also decreases heat buildup. In addition, the double pistons provide twice as much braking power, making a challenging trail a lot easier for you!

Please note when purchasing this product: This product has been designed in accordance with Dutch standards. In the Netherlands it is customary to mount the front brake on the left and the rear brake on the right. This differs from the British standard, where the front brake is mounted on the right and the rear brake on the left.

Technology

Helemaal naar wens af te stellen dankzij I-Spec EV
Deze Shimano XT M8120 schijfremmen zijn helemaal naar wens af te stellen. Zo zijn deze remmen uitgerust met Shimano's I-Spec EV montage, waarmee de positie van remhendel en shifter geheel naar wens af te stellen is. Een bijkomend voordeel is dat je slechts één klem nodig hebt om schakel- en remhendels te monteren. Daarnaast zijn er op de remhendel zijn mogelijkheden geplaatst om de afstand tussen remhendel en stuur te personaliseren.

Verbeterde modulatie dankzij de Servo Wave technologie
De Shimano Servo Wave technologie op deze XT M8120 remmen zorgt er voor dat de remmen in het begin van de rembeweging relatief veel afstand afleggen, waardoor in het tweede deel van het intrekken van de remhendel veel ruimte is voor modulatie en verfijnd remgevoel. Hiermee verhoog je niet alleen je remkracht, maar is je remkracht nog nauwkeuriger te doseren!

Geen lucht in het systeem dankzij de one-way bleeding
De Shimano XT M8120 remmen beschikken over een geoptimaliseerde stroom van remvloeistof dankzij de eenrichtingsventilatie. Hiermee wordt er voorkomen dat er lucht in het hydraulische systeem terecht komt. Dit komt niet alleen de remkracht ten goede, maakt hiernaast een schone, probleemloze ontluchting mogelijk.

Compatibility

Adapters voor remklauwen
Als je overstapt naar een ander merk schijfremmen of een andere maat remschijven wilt monteren, heb je een andere adapter tussen frame en remklauw nodig.
Deze adapters kun je hier vinden.
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Reviews

Reviews

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Pros

  • Ease of setup (1)
  • Beautifully finished (1)
  • More modulation than before (1)
  • Loads of power (1)

Cons

  • Standard organic pads are a compromise (1)
  • Not exactly cheap (1)
  • Replacement pads are expensive. (1)
  • Lever postioning takes some work (1)

Most recent reviews

10 / 10

Russ, 26 July 2020

Fantastic package, brilliant brakeset

I was skeptical as previously I have suffered with many issues with Shimano brakes. However in the weeks I have used these they have been mighty impressive. Set up out of the box was simple and the brakeset are beautifully made. Mantel service was again spot on

Pros

  • Beautifully finished
  • Ease of setup
  • Loads of power
  • More modulation than before

Cons

  • Not exactly cheap
  • Standard organic pads are a compromise

10 / 10

Russell, 16 July 2020

Sharp and hard

Stopped me no problem

10 / 10

Gary, 3 July 2020

Another great shimano product.

Works really well, a big improvement on the standard 2pots, look nice too. Amazing service, delivery and price from Mantel too. Thanks Mantel.

Pros

  • Big power
  • Great value for money.
  • Looks
  • Modulation
  • Works with Grip shift too!

Cons

  • Replacement pads are expensive.

9 / 10

Craig, 13 October 2019

Powerful

Coming from Formula R1's I wasn't sure how powerful these would feel however I was not disappointed, power is great and modulation is not an issue, bleeding was easy and the mineral oil is nice to work with. Adjustment is awesome and the extra contact point makes them feel solid under heavy braking. Only downside for me was getting my gear shifter and dropper post lever where I wanted them due to brake lever clamp and extra contact point but you soon adjust. (Top Tip: buy the right tools to cut the hose and insert barb it makes a big difference)

Pros

  • Good adjustment
  • Great modulation
  • Powerful
  • Solid feel

Cons

  • Lever postioning takes some work

10 / 10

Gilles, 13 July 2020

Parfait

Le kit est monté mais la gaine n'est pas raccordée au levier pour permettre de la glisser dans le cadre. Un embout est placé sur la gaine prête au montage.

Pros

  • Efficacité de freinage
  • Look
  • Prêt à être raccordé
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