calliper calliper


  1. (n) an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
  2. (v) measure the diameter of something with calipers



  • Trigon unveils new TR235 aero road disc bike

    The new TR235 from Taiwanese brand Trigon has the same aero tube shapes as other bikes in the company's range, such as the TR437, but has a few more interesting features. The 235 can be fitted with road disc brakes or used with TRP’s integrated direct-mount calliper brake system. Trigon has designed the fork with a removable U-shaped section on the rear on the fork crown, which is designed to be ...
    on March 13, 2014     Source: BikeRadar


  1. "Something has just broken," Webber said. "It's not a wear issue. Something like a disc or a pad, or a carrier, or piston for the calliper. It was nobody's fault that we went off. There was a structural failure and unfortunately I was a...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Mark Webber Source: Fox Sports

  2. "In the first race the lens in my goggles popped right out and I really couldn't see much. The second race I got hit at the first turn and the front brake calliper broke off. I tried to keep going but it was just too dangerous. Thankfully we still...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Chad Reed Source:

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