2012 SRAM Red: Shifting To The Front

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Feb 1, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Aaron Hersh

Hydraulic Brakes Coming

The rumors about SRAM’s hydraulic road brakes were true. They’re working on it, but aren’t finished yet. By the fall of this year, SRAM plans to have both hydraulic rim and disc brakes specifically for road bikes integrated with 2012 Red road shifters. Tri-specific hydraulic brakes are not on that same timeline, so Magura may have a monopoly on hydraulic brakes for triathlon bikes this year.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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