The Easiest Way To Shorten Hydraulic Disc Brake Hoses

Clock00:00, Monday 20th November 2023

Do you have messy cables and brake hoses ruining the look of your bike? Well, that doesn;t need to be the case! Hydraulic disc brake maintenance can seem like a pain, but Alex shows you how to shorten your disc hoses and bleed them in the easiest way possible. Whilst this video shows how to do it on Shimano brakes, the process is similar for other manufacturers.

00:00 Intro
00:17 Why shorten the hoses?
01:09 What do you need?
02:10 Step 1: Disconnect hoses
02:39 Step 2: Cut down hoses
04:10 Step 3: Fit new barb
04:52 Step 4: Re-attach hoses
06:07 Step 5: Bleed brakes
08:32 Summary

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