Hope X2 "floating" brake rotor

Hope X2 Floating Rotor 140mm

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These rotors are often referred to as "floating" rotors, but in reality, the aren't.  The steel braking surface and the aluminium spider are firmly riveted together, so there is no "float" to speak of.  They should be more accurately described as two piece rotors - in the same way that the Avid HSX rotors are two piece and not "floating".

Where to buy?

Usual places: CRC, Wiggle and Amazon.

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