Shimano BL-MT401/BR-MT401 Disc Brake (with Rotor)
The Shimano BL-MT401/BR-MT401 Hydraulic Disc Brake kit is a great value and dependable brake that provides plenty of power when you need it.
The Shimano BL-MT401 lever with the BR-MT401 calliper is the perfect braking upgrade for your MUni or Road Unicycle. This is a great quality hydraulic brake system at a great price. The kit comes with everything you need to convert a disc ready unicycle in to disc unicycle (except for the brake lever mount for saddle).
Comes with Lever, Calliper, Hose, IS Front Mount, 180mm Rotor and all necessary hardware.
- Dual piston BR-MT401 forged aluminium post mount callipers.
- 1200mm plastic hydrolic hose.
- Integrated bleed port that uses mineral oil - this is non-corrosive and less hazardous than other oils (this brake comes fully bled and ready to install).
- Post mount to IS adaptor ready for 180mm disc.
- 180mm Disc Rotor.
- 2-finger BL-MT401 levers with aluminium master cylinder, tooled reach adjust & anodized aluminium lever.
Weight: 300g (Lever, Hose, Caliper & IS Mount).
Here is the Bike Mag Review of this brake - Shimano Improves Entry-Level Components
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
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