How To Shorten Hydraulic Brake Lines | GCN Tech Maintenance Monday

Published on November 16th 2021


Having your brake cables the right length is important for routing and aero purposes, but working on hydraulic brake lines can be a daunting prospect! Disk brakes have certainly brought an added complexity to servicing your brakes versus the cables of old. In this GCN Tech Maintenance Monday, Alex will walk you through everything you need to know about shortening your brake lines for both Shimano and SRAM groupsets. Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Check out the rest of our Maintenance Monday series for loads of tips to get your bike running better than ever! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_bean bag - bomull.mp3 ES_Gingerbread House - Ava Low.mp3 ES_Buy a Donkey - Brendon Moeller.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Zwift: