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    Biker_Lad biker_lad's Avatar
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    Fitting Brakes????? Serious NOOOOB

    So I'm thinking of getting some new hydro's, but no clue in how to fit them? Any help would be reallyyy appreciated!
    Thanks, Phil

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    Senior Member Matt Gaunt's Avatar
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    Bury, eh?! Sorry, bit random that one!

    Right, if you've never fitted them before, they're a little tricky when it comes to bleeding them for first use. What model do you have?
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    Biker_Lad biker_lad's Avatar
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    Avid Juicy 5 2007. I haven't got them yet, hopefully next month! Yes Bury.LOL
    Thanks, Phil

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    Senior Member Matt Gaunt's Avatar
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    Right. You should get some lovely instructions with the Avids you ordered, and, being a bloke, you'll ignore them. However, they will probably prove to be invaluable to your upgrade project. My advice is this: wait 'til you get the bits, have a good go at following the instructions, make some mistakes, learn from them for next time and then post to let us know how you got on. It's really pretty simple. Hope you get on ok. Were there any particular stages of the process you were concerned about?
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    2010 Kinesis Decade Convert2 Alloy fixie, Miche, Sora Pics soon...
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    2007 Kinesis Pha5e Scandium hardtail, XT, Revelations, Rockets, M4s, Mavics Pics
    2005 Kinesis RC Scandium/Carbon Road, Ultegra, Ksyrium SLs Pics
    1996 Raleigh Max Steel, Deore XT, SRAM Attack shifters, homemade wheels Pics

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