160 mm rotor on the back wheel?

Discussion in 'Road Series (S1.x, S2.x, S30)' started by Andrei Petrov, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. Andrei Petrov

    Andrei Petrov Member

    Has anyone managed to install a 160 mm disc brake rotor on the back wheel of Silvio 2.0/2.1, or could anyone venture an informed guesstimate whether 160 mm will fit? I suppose that 140 mm will perform well enough, but my preferred brake - the TRP HY/RD - has been out of stock for six months and now inly ship with the 160 mm rotors for some reason. I need to finally complete my build!
  2. Rick Youngblood

    Rick Youngblood CarbonCraft Master

    Yes, I have installed a 160mm

    Yes, I have installed a 160mm disc on the front and rear without interference.

    Here is my thread:


  3. Robert Holler

    Robert Holler Administrator Staff Member

    Double confirmed!
    It fits

    Double confirmed! ;-)

    It fits without any issue. Be sure to dial that brake in lightly - a 160 on the back is a lot of brake for the bike.

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