Magura RT8C Brakes

While hydraulic braking for road bikes is the new plaything for many brands, it has in fact been serious business for Magura for much longer.

It's worth noting here that we're talking about hydraulic rim braking, which Magura has been involved with since 1987, with its Hydrostop brakes and then the 1997 infamous fluoro John Tomac signature HS33 brakes.

It's this experience that Cervélo tapped into for the 2011 P5. It wanted to run internal cabling, but knew the sinuous route meant traditional cables would give poor braking performance.

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