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    Senior Member Jason Curtiss's Avatar
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    Shimano 105 brake comparison

    Does anyone know the differences between the follwing Shimano 105 brakes?

    BR5500
    BR5600
    BR5700

    Thanks!

    Jason

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    Senior Member IthaDan's Avatar
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    The model number and the finish.

    Shimano : Click :: Campy :: Snap :: SRAM : Bang

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    And also age, I think? 5500 have been out of production for ~10 years, 5600 were produced in 2007-2010, and 5700 came out in 2010 or 2011.

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    5500: works with standard cable pull in 5500/5600 levers, no brake pad toe adjustment
    5600: works with standard cable pull in 5500/5600 levers, brake pad toe adjustment
    5700: works with longer cable pull in new 5700 levers, brake pad toe adjusment

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    they all stop your bike

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