Magura MT7 Pro Review | Enduro anchors with plenty of power and customisation

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Ross gives us the low-down on the Magura MT7 Pro brake system after 9 months of all-weather rallying. The MT7 Pro is Magura’s top end, big-hitting, gravity brake and is used by such people as the fast Frenchman, Loic Bruni. Designed to offer ultimate braking performance, while being ergonomic and intuitive to use, the MT7 Pro is based around a 4 piston caliper and composite lever. Magura MT7 Pro – Construction The lever or brake master as Magura refer to it, on the MT7 Pro’s is made from a composite material that Magura call Carbotecture. The name comes from a combination of the words ‘carbon’ and ‘architecture’ and has been developed in-house by Magura to suit its very specific purpose. Carbotecture uses a mixture of ‘high-tech’ polymers and carbon or glass fibres, which are then converted into a granulate via various processes. The Carbotecture material is designed to be super light yet also tough enough for bicycle brakes and motorcycle parts, and Magura claims it to be 50% lighter than aluminium. The MT7 Pro brakes use Carbotecture SL that uses medium-length carbon fibres (as opposed to short lengths on standard Carbotecture) this is said to further enhance durability and reduce weight. The MT7 Pro come fitted with the HC ergonomic one-finger lever blade – which is made from aluminium – although other levers are available separately and can be swapped over easily. The brake master also benefits from a radial design which is designed to reduce friction and make the...

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  • Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    My eldest has moved from MT5’s to XT 4 pot’s

    The Magura’s just feel much more controllable and are more powerful outright. It’s genuinely impressive how hard they can pull.

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