Brakes Brakes aren't for every BMXer, but if they're for you then setting up a good solid brake is crucial. Whether its straight cable or gyro you'll need Calipers and a lever, most callipers are of a generic design, spring loaded and require either a straddle cable or dual cables (for gyro's). Its the difference in weight, cutouts and shape of the callipers that define which ones are for you. Levers designs are also similar between brands, the main differences are clamp sixes and lever lengths. check out our collection designed to suit your needs.