We recently posted about a fantasitc DIY project for a homemade brake protector
Well, if that sounds like too much trouble, you can now buy a ready made version.

The website www.brakeprotec.com/ states:

Do you also suffer from sand and mud between your brake pads and disc brakes of your mountain bike, cyclecrosser or racing bike so that your brakes wear extra and unnecessary? You even never really use your brakes!

You can see Brake Protec in action here:

The manufactuers claim that:

The brass brushes last for +/- 10.000 km.

10,000km! if only there was a way of protecting the Brake Protec to extend it's life.....