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How to Bleed your Brakes with Chuck from SRAM

Chuck from SRAM Technical University teaches us how to properly bleed out Avid brakes for Tech Tuesday.

39 Comments

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 Don't waste the alcohol! Nice video though, thanks!
  • + 22
 that was easy as hell. if PB keeps giving us good stuff like this, my bike will never see the inside of a shop again..
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 wrong close the clamp on the lever syringe before vacuuming bubbles out of caliper...?
  • + 1
 thank you for uploading this. just bled my brakes and this was great!!!
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 I wish all compaines did this for their brakes.
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 Hey, i use a oil from BMW 730 d Big Grin i use it on elixir R.. and it works better.. Smile My father have BMW.. and i is more cheaper Smile
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 da ta ea v omreliq spamer Big Grin
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 Funny how a SRAM tech don't use the SRAM pit stop DOT 5.1 oil... he knows how bubbly this oil is, try something else. Good video though!
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 what oil is the best to use
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 Shame the avid bleed kit is so expensive, £35 for 2 syringes and a bit of tube!
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 yes and extremely unreliable has to replace ours every 3 months in our shop!
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 $40 is not bad at all. Shimano's high end bleed kit retails for like $150.
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 Does anyone know if the procedure is any different for Code?
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 Nope! Its the exact same method with any Avid brake. Only varies if your brake has Pad Contact adjustment.
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 will this technical not apply to the elixir cr brake?
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 Stills apply to the CR brake. Just use the same method as above.
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 Thanks, nice easy step-by-step guide.
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 great instruction on the bleed however that camera work was really bad.
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 how do you remove the old oil?
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 when you bleed the system through new oil replaces old.
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 don't ever but an elixir 3 hey are unreliable and never bleed well get elixir 1 or 5 instead
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 so dose any one know can this kit be used with uther brakes like me has hayes 9 / juicy 7
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 Nice video. First time will take time, but with some routine it takes 3 minutes and it's very easy.
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 When i first saw the tittle i thought it said " How to bleed your brains with chuck norris" Blank Stare
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 Thanks for this video. helped me get my brakes bled and was super easy.
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 is this the same for avid code?
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 thanks a lot, my codes are done now
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 ill have ti try that myself now...
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 Thank you very much ! This video helped me alot !
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 hayes and shimano arent the worlds best brakes now are they.......
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 sounds like your a tight ass with money Razz . pay for quallity and this is what you get 40 bucks is nothing.
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 I agree what a rip off
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