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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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Pad type Cartridge, Cartridge - Carbon
Compat - Cable pull Cantilever/Road
Orientation Front, Rear
Weight Based On Per wheel