How to bleed your SRAM Guide disc brakes

Injecting new life into your hydraulic disc brakes is as easy as flushing through with new fluid. This video will guide you through the service procedure for SRAM Guide Series mountain bike brakes. Do you have any tips of your own on how to make the bleed procedure easier or faster? Leave us a comment below.  

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Firefox Maximus D – First Look

Firefox Maximus D 29 By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #24 | Nov 2014 Many hate them but many love them. 29ers are better than any wheel size or not is still a big argument… or not? Let’s ignore that question and continue to check this latest offering by Firefox bikes. Maximus D – which proudly rolls on 29” wheels. Surprisingly the bike overall build is not too bad. The frame design is sleek with clean lines and the matt paint finish is great. The frame welds are strong…

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Montra 2.2 Disc – First Look

Montra 2.2 Disc By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #18 | Nov 2013 Montra bikes, which has been developing high quality bicycles in India is a sub brand of T.I cycles India. Montra has also taken an initiative to develop performance carbon bikes IN INDIA! Amongst their inventory they recently developed an entry level mountain bike which might give a hard time to competitive brands like Firefox, Suncross and the entry level models offered by Trek Bikes in India. We checked the Made in India Montra Rock 2.2 Disc…

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Hayes Prime Expert

Hayes Prime Expert By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #10 | July 2012 Hayes replaced their Stroker range with a new platform a while ago. We checked the 2012 Hayes Prime Expert disc brakes which offer more power, new components and better ride compared to Hayes Stroker. Hayes Prime Expert features tool-free reach and contact adjustment, improved braking torque and feel and outstanding ergonomics are just a few of its many attributes. Plus, its ground-breaking, high-flow reservoir venting system has never been seen before. Improved Reach Adjust: Tool-free design…

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Avid Elixir 9

Nine Lives – Avid Elixir 9 review By: Vaibhav Nijhowne Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 I do not like free-fall activities like bungee jumping. The thought of sky diving gives me the creeps. But I love DH! I pondered upon this oddity in my preferances for a while until I came across the answer to my idiosyncrasy. Brakes! Yes! Bikes have brakes, using which you can stop whenever you want. IF your brakes are good enough, that is! I am also the proud new owner of a…

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