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The XT brake lever BL-M8000 by Shimano gives you clear feedback
The Shimano XT brake lever BL-M8000 contributes a lot to the powerful and even performance of your XT brake.
Thanks to revised Servo Wave technology, the lever travel is optimally converted into braking performance, whereby you as the rider receive clear feedback. With its slim design, the BL-M8000 takes up very little space - an effect that can be further enhanced by the integrative mounting of a compatible I-Spec II shifter. The reach can be adjusted without tools and the contact point can also be adjusted.
Series: Deore XT M8000
Application: Cross Country, All Mountain
Actuation: mineral oil
Hose: SM-BH90-SBM (not incl.)
Lever Length: 2-finger
Adjustment Options: reach adjust (no tools required), free stroke
Mount: clamp (split), I-Spec II
Design: right (side-specific), left (side-specific)
Brake Lever Material:aluminium
Brake Lever Housing Material: aluminium
Hose Connection: straight
- even, calculable and powerful
- more stable braking performance under different conditions without changing the lever position
- controlled braking for all MTB styles
- easy maintenance (funnel bleeding)
- slim, durable and tidy design of the main cylinder with I-Spec II
- recommended brake caliper: BR-M8000
- anodised lever, painted body
- stainless steel clamp bolts
The Servo Wave brake lever takes up a lot of braking distance at the beginning of its movement so that the pads can be guided to the brake rotor with short lever travel. After the brake pads has been applied, the power transmission factor increases rapidly. The greater part of the lever travel is thus still available to increase the braking force and to modulated it more precisely.
The XT M8000 levers are compatible with the I-Spec II system, which allows the shift and brake levers to be mounted on the handlebars with just one clamp, giving more freedom in cockpit design, saving weight and improving ergonomics through a wide range of adjustment options. Simple assembly with narrow brake lever clamp. More space on the handlebars and a tidy look. Maximum vertical adjustment range: 15°, maximum horizontal adjustment range: 12 mm. I-Spec II brakes are not compatible with I-Spec EV, I-Spec and I-Spec B shifters (and vice versa).
Manufacturer Part Numbers:
- 1 x Shimano XT BL-M8000 brake lever, left or right
- not incl. hose
- not incl. mineral oil