Find out how we got on with this caliper and lever set by Shimano

They may only come in the classic Shimano silver but the DXR range is the gold standard in BMX racing. The Shimano DXR V-brake is lightweight and powerful, made from forged aluminium and specifically designed and made for BMX racing.

When pared with the DXR lever it’s a braking system that’s hard to beat. The cartridge brake pad system makes them a breeze to service and adjust also meaning with pad upgrades can be carbon rim compatible, ideal for todays influx of carbon wheels.

They may only come in silver but the Shimano DXR range is the gold standard in BMX racing.

V-Brake Features:

  • Cartridge system makes it easy to replace brake pads without disturbing the brake shoe setting
  • Shimano S70C type brake pads for high performance and low noise
  • Spring tension adjuster makes it easy to keep the brakes centred
  • Rear Wheel specific
  • Average weight: 180 grams per set
  • DXR Lever Features:

  • Features both reach and cable adjusters to tailor your braking set-up quickly and precisely
  • These DXR two finger brake levers offer exceptional control and performance with Shimano’s proven Super Linear Response
  • Weight: 175g
    • Shimano DXR V-Brakes, The Stats:
    • RRP: ££29.99 V-Brake, £34.99 Lever


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