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Our cyclocross brake with the ultimate balance of power, control and weight. The Shorty Ultimate is available in a pre-set wide or narrow stance which allows for greater power (narrow) or increased mud clearance (wide). The Avid Shorty Ultimate is equipped with an in-line cable adjuster and a quick release. It comes with standard road cartridge pads.

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  • Top of the line cyclocross rim brake
  • Pre-set wide or narrow stance
  • Quick release
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Orientation Front, Rear
Compat - Cable pull Cantilever/Road
Nut length (Rim brake) n/a
Reach (RB) n/a
Stance Narrow, Wide
Pad type Cartridge
Boss spacer (mm) n/a
Weight Based On Per wheel