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BUFFALO, NY. – DP Brakes, the pioneer and longtime industry leader in sintered metal braking technology, has announced that after extensive testing they will be expanding their line of products into the bicycle disc brake market.

“DP Brakes have been the first choice for MX, Enduro and Offroad competitor’s world wide for more than three decades,” said Larry Mills. President, DP Brakes North America. He continued, “ It makes sense that with all of our success and experience we have decided to expand our line of brake pads and rotors into the highly competitive bicycle market.”

According to Mills, DP Brakes will be offering three brake compounds:

  • XC Pro Sintered for Cross Country and Trail Riding – offering the rider excellent performance along with superior wear.
  • DH Pro Sintered for Downhill Riding – Offering the rider with the ultimate in stopping power and feel.
  • XC Eco Organic for Cross Country and Trail Riding – for the rider that wants all-around performance and value for their money.


To compliment the brake pad line, DP Brakes will also be offering a range of one and two piece standard and oversize rotors made from 410 stainless steel. Available in 160mm, 180mm and 203mm. Mills adds, “All rotors will be double disc ground and Cryogenically frozen to increase service life of up to 3 times longer than standard heat treated rotors.”

Mills concluded, “After extensive tests with both our brake pads and rotors, the results have been proven that the rider will experience improved stopping power along with quiet, fade free performance under all conditions. We are very excited to be able to offer this range of brake products to the bicycle market at an affordable, competitive price.”

For more information on the complete line-up of DP Brakes brake pads, shoes, rotors and clutch kits, contact DP Brakes North American Headquarters/Tony Mills International Inc. at 4401 Walden Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, (716) 681-8806, or visit them on the web at

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