Entry-level, schmentry-level. The BB5 offers Avid's Tri-Align Caliper Positioning System, tool-free pad replacement, a melt-forged body and an inboard pad adjustment knob.
With Avid’s Tri-Align™Caliper Positioning System™, aligning the caliper to the rotor literally takes seconds. Just loosen the CPS™ bolts a little, and then squeeze the brake lever while re-tightening the bolts. Perfect caliper alignment—just like that.
Compatibility: Mountain style levers
Rotor: G2 CleanSweep 160mm, 185mm, 203mm
Without Disc: $50 (1 bicycle set)
Price with Disc: $58 (1 bicycle set)
Weight: 335 grams (160mm rotor; front post mount)