Formula disc brake is an Italian company that has been manufacturing hydraulic disc brakes for bikes and motorcycles. They are in this business for a long time having full distribution network in North America. Formula brakes have very good reputation in the market, many mountain bike riders love Formula brakes because of its powerful braking system and great modulation. Formula has launched RX model to address few problems that faced by earlier model Formula Oro K18 and K24 that eats the pads though provide great stopping power. Formula RX disc brake serves many purposes for riders at much reasonable price. Those who switch from DH/FR disc brake system such as Hayes Strokers and Formula Oro K24 to Formula RX will sure face low modulation and little lever feedback but that is not a big issue.
This disc brake is one of the best braking systems especially for 29er bikes when used with two piece rotor 180/160mm. it is way better than the mid range brakes such as Avid Juicy 5 and 7 and gives enough stopping power using one finger. You can easily locate after sales material for RX such as pads/parts and it performs similar to Hopes disc brakes. The main difference you can find between Formula RX and other high end disc brakes are weight factor [...]