Shimano Road Bike Hydraulic Brake Line Shortening

The Giant TCR DISC I’ve had for the last two years has a front brake line that looks like a skipping rope hanging off the front of the bike. It’s way too long. Today I go about fixing this myself armed with the right tools and after watching way too many YouTube videos on hydraulic brakes (and hydraulic theory…. ok, I was bored!).

Tools Used:
SHIMANO TL-BH62 Disc Brake Hose Cutter: https://amzn.to/377IF0A
SHIMANO TL-BT03-S Disc Brake Bleed Tool: https://amzn.to/3kZapte
SHIMANO ST-R9120 Funnel Adapter: https://amzn.to/3frCckW
SHIMANO SM-BH90 Olive and Connecting Insert: https://amzn.to/3pRZyFn
SHIMANO Hydraulic Mineral Oil: https://amzn.to/3nP3a9a
SHIMANO BR-RS505 Bicycle Brake Bleeding Spacer: https://amzn.to/39aZ07B

 

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Shane Miller

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