Product Review: FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset


FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset

The FSA Gossamer Pro Road rim brakeset is a great option for someone who wants great stopping power and lightweight at a great price for your bike. In a world of disc brakes on bikes, the FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset shows that rim brakes can still compete.

FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset’s I beam construction gives them a great amount of rigidity while remaining lightweight.

The result is a powerful brake in a light package. The pivots also ride on thrust bearings for a nice smooth feel. The brakes can also accommodate rims up to 28 mm in width, so they will work with nearly any modern road wheelset.

The braking is smooth and responsive for effective braking power when you need it.

The FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset also comes with a replaceable brake pad holder, so if you want to switch from alloy compound brake pads to carbon compound brake pads you can just slide them right in.

FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakeset offers a great performing brake at a great budget-friendly price with no compromise.

Aesthetically, the FSA Gossamer Pro Road Brakes offer a sleek design, with an anodized black finish and laser graphics that will look great on your bike.

These brakes prove that rim brakes are still an option in 2021 and beyond.

Technical Specs:

  • Ratcheting quick release Lever
  • Lightweight, compact dual pivot design
  • Stainless steel main pivot bolts
  • Stainless steel cable attachment hardware
  • Adjustable spring tension
  • Stainless steel hardware
  • New brake pad compound

Sizes

  • Reach – 40-50mm
  • Rim capacity – up to 28mm

Finish

  • Anodized black finish
  • Laser Graphics

Weight

  • 365 grams a (pair)

Price

  • Suggested MSRP – $ 100.00

Pricing and more information can be found at fsaproshop.com.

By Ben Bertiger, SoCalCycling.com Team

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