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Weaping brake lines on Avid Juicy 7's
Sorry this is a double post from "bicycle mechanics" but just wanted it to get to more people......
Wow, this is a really weird one here......
So I just went to re-blead a set of Juicy 7 hydros and everything was fine until I gave the lever a good solid squeze and the line expoded right up by the lever, in the center of the line, not near the olive. No problem I thought, must have punctured it on something. so I fully replaced the line with BRAND NEW line, rebled the system and bingo, everything was fine. Well so I thought. I gave the lever a bunch of squeezes and started to notice that at about every 1-2 cm's or so I could notice that the fluid was starting to seep out of these tiny little holes (barely noticeable). After a bunch more squeezes, you could see little puddles forming right in the center of the line! All of the fittings are dry as a bone. The little dropplets form in the middle of the lines. It's the wildest thing. I think this is what eventually led to the smooshy rear brake in the first place and then caused it to explode.
Has anyone ever seen this?