South Salem Cycleworks: Salem, Oregon
(503) 480-2001
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Avid Rim Brakes

On this page: Ultimate Shorty calipers | Shorty 8 new calipers | Shorty 8 lightly used calipers | Shorty 6 calipers | FR-5 V-brake/Disc brake levers

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Avid Ultimate Shorty cantilever calipers. New, $120.00/pair

Part# 81183

  • Price is for a pair of calipers, for either front or rear.
  • We have 13 sets in stock

This is simply the best stud/rim brake we have ever used. They are a joy to adjust and stop very well. A tandem with a howling front brake that would not be quiet even after trying several high-end calipers was silenced when we mounted a set of these Ultimate Shortys.

Avid Ultimate Shorty calipers

Simple, well-designed and well-made. We like these.


Avid Shorty 8 TI cantilever calipers. New, $60.00/pair

Part# 81175

  • Price is for a pair of calipers, for either front or rear.
  • Hardware is Titianium
  • We have 2 sets of fronts and 2 sets of rears in stock

Avid Shorty 8 calipers


Avid Shorty 8 TI cantilever calipers. lightly used, $100.00 for the complete set

Part# 81176-LU

  • Price is for all four pieces.
  • Hardware is Titianium

Avid calipers

Here's the whole set

Avid Shorty Calipers

A close-up of one pair. These longer pads are replacements, we believe made by Clarks.

Avid shorty calipers

And the other pair.


Avid Shorty 6 cantilever calipers. New, $45.00/pair

Part# 81173

  • Price is for a pair of calipers, for either front or rear.
  • We have 2 sets in stock

Avid Shorty 6 calipers


Avid FR-5 V-brake/Disc brake levers. Used, $20.00

Avid brake levers

This is the lever used most often with Avid BB7 disc brakes

Avid brake levers

And the other side of the levers.