TRP Brakes was found on the idea of producing the highest quality brakes available in the cycling industry. TRP stands for Tektro Racing Products. It is the performance sector of Tektro Brake Systems. Their brakes are designed to perform at superior levels with outstanding durability. They use advanced production techniques, including meticulous control, to achieve this level of quality. By using industry leading materials like carbon fiber, titanium, and TT6 aluminum, TRP brakes set a new standard for precise control at incredible weights. All of their products are extensively tested for reliability and safety on and off the road and in laboratory facilities.
In 2016, they signed Downhill World Cup superstar Aaron Gwin. They worked hand in hand with Gwin to release his signature G-Spec series of brakes. The signing of Gwin catapulted them into the limelight of the gravity-oriented cycling world. When you sign the fastest man in the world, attention shifts your way. Gwin now has 4 different signature brake sets with TRP disc brakes. The G-Spec TRP Quadiem is his signature downhill hydraulic disc brakes which he uses on the World Cup Circuit. He also has a signature Slate brakeset for enduro riding and two signature models of the Trail SL brakes which are used for trail riding. Since their release several years ago, their G-Spec brakes that withheld a reputation that is nearly unheard of in the MTB industry. It is near impossible to found a rider who has bad things to say about the brakes.
While they are most well-known for their mountain bike brakes, their road bike rim and disc brakes are becoming highly sought-after. Brakes like the TRP Spyre and TRP HY/RD have been mounted to the front and rear of many gravel and cyclocross bikes. Brakes like the HY/RD use have an open hydraulic system and is compatible with cable-actuated brake levers. This means it is like a mechanical disc brake that offers superior performance. Your drop bar levers will never feel this good.
Overall, TRP is a company with over 20 years of experience designing and manufacturing bicycle braking systems. By signing Aaron Gwin, the company has finally gotten the exposure and reputation that they deserve. For TRP, the future looks bright. So whether you’re looking for G-Spec Quadiem Brakes, a 33 2-Piece Rotor, rotors and adapters, or just have a question about TRP Cycling, jump on a call or chat with one of our expert Gear Advisors. You can email, chat, or call them at 951-234-7554 seven days a week. They are always happy to help. Call in and get some TRP brake levers today!