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Clarks CMD review

We want to ensure that whether you’re spending £10K on a new lightweight race bike, £2 on a cycling water bottle or £7.99 on Clarks CMD, that you’re getting the very best you can get for your money. In today’s Clarks CMD review we’re going to look at why it scores 9.2/10 in our review and why we recommend it over many of the other 264 products in the Brakes category. We’ve started by giving you a top level score for each of the key areas when it comes to reviewing these products, these scores include a quality score, price score, review score and an overall score.










Clarks CMD reviews

See customer reviews at Chain Reaction Cycles:

View 14 Reviews

Clarks CMD Specification

Clarks CMD specs

Clarks CMD
Feature 1

Cable operated disc brake

Other Brakes found with this feature: 1

Feature 2

Suitable for Road or MTB use

Other Brakes found with this feature: 1

Feature 3

Organic pads reduce noise and offer great stopping power

Other Brakes found with this feature: 1

Feature 4

Post mount compatible

Other Brakes found with this feature: 1

Spec 1

Colour: Black

Other Brakes found with this spec: 1

Spec 2

Option: 140mm Rotor, 160mm Rotor

Other Brakes found with this spec: 1



Number of Reviews


Review Score

4.0 / 5

Average score in category: 4.4


  • . The CMD-17 is a new lightweight mechanical disc brake system from Clarks. It is suitable for both road bikes and mountain bikes and works with all cable linear pull brake levers. The integrated barrel adjuster allows you to fine tune the braking feel. The caliper fits to your frame or fork via a standard post mount. The brake comes complete with caliper, rotor, rotor bolts, organic pads and brake adaptersFeatures: Cable operated disc brake Suitable for Road or MTB use Organic pads reduce noise and offer great stopping power Post mount compatibleBuy Clarks Components from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Product codes: 5021646034971
  • CMD-17 F&R-BLACK-140

No matter what type of bike product your buying, from the simple accessories through to the full setup of your custom built road bike, there are lots of important considerations that you should take into account, especially when you’re shopping online and unable to test the product first. This is especially true when you’re buying products like Brakes.

Our aim is simple, help you get the very best products for your budget. Whether that’s Clarks CMD or an alternative, we’ll do our best to find you unbiased, genuine customer reviews to help you make your decision. We’ve found 264 different products in the Brakes category at Chain Reaction Cycles and we’ve also managed to find 121 products from Clarks (although only 11 of the 121 are in the Brakes category).

Our first piece of advice is for you to spend some time really getting to know what it is you’re looking for. An important feature for one person might be totally pointless and irrelevant to you, so get a good idea of what you want and need from your Brakes. Note down this list of key features that your product must have, that way when you’re comparing alternatives you have a starting point to decide whether one product meets your needs or not.

Price is the next and probably one of the most important factors of a purchase, so it’s really worthwhile spending a bit of time analysing the price of Clarks CMD and seeing how it stacks up against those offered by different brands or even other alternatives from Clarks. Below we’re going to get into the detail of Clarks CMD to help you see how the prices stack up.

We start this price analysis by looking at the price you can expect to pay for Brakes. There are 264 different products available at Chain Reaction Cycles, and of those 264, the average price is £92.02. There’s quite a variance in price in this category too with the lowest priced product we found at £2.99 and most expensive was £496.72.

The next stage we went on to, was to look at the price of products from the brand: Clarks. The average price was £7.75 and we found that the price varies right from as little as £0.49 up to £68.99 with Clarks products.

And finally we thought it would be good to give you an idea of Clarks products that appear specifically in the Brakes category. So you can see that the price of Clarks CMD at £7.99 is great value considering the average price of Clarks Brakes is £17.15 and the price varies from £2.99.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that we managed to find Clarks CMD during our price scan of several cycle retailers, for the amazing price of £7.99 which represents a £8.00 or 50% saving against RRP. If you think Clarks CMD ticks all of your boxes in terms of quality and features then it’s more than likely going to be a winner bearing in mind the price.

Clarks CMD Reviews

Reviews are obviously a key part of the buying process when buying any cycle gear, and that goes for Brakes too. Reading reviews if going to be the closest insight you get into how good Clarks CMD is, without actually trying or buying it. Over at Chain Reaction Cycles we managed to find 14 reviews scoring it 4.0 out of 5. That’s a great result considering the price and quality and the fact that it’s a product made by Clarks. In fact when you consider those points and combine it with the fact that the average review score in the Brakes category is 4.4 and the average score of products from Clarks is 4.0 it’s a steal. And actually, if you look specifically at products from Clarks in the Brakes category the average review score is 4.3.

That’s why you can see it was easy for us to give Clarks CMD such a high overall score of 9.2 / 10. It seems to have the perfect combination of features, quality and price making it a great all-rounder.

So our last piece of advice that we can offer is to take your time reading plenty of reviews now, you can see that there are 14 reviews for Clarks CMD which score it 4.0, so it’s really worth spending a few minutes reading through lots of these to see what the key advantages or dislikes are. It will really reassure you when you come to buying online.

If you do go on to buy Clarks CMD or in fact any of the other Brakes, we would love to hear from you. Sharing your views will really help us to write more comprehensive reviews and we will share these thoughts with customers just like you that are looking to read reviews before they commit to buying.