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Since its inception, X0 has made a name for itself as the top line in precise and reliable shifting. Now Avid is introducing the first brake that has ever had the distinction of the X0 name - not to mention the versatility, intuitive design, and sexy good looks that come with it. This full-featured brake can stop on a dime or be feathered with precision you have to feel to believe. At only 333g, X0 packs all the power and control you have come to expect from the Avid Elixir line of brakes into a trim and slim package tough enough for any trail surprises. All-new forged aluminium calipers and lever bodies deliver robust power at a fraction of the weight, and with detented tool-free Contact Point Adjustment, you're just a few clicks from your perfect ride.

. Weight: 333 grams (160mm rotor; front post mount)
. Lever Material: Carbon Fibre Lever, Aluminium Body
. Caliper Design: 2 Piston, Forged 2-piece Aluminium, Adjustable Banjo
. Rotor: HS1 (Heat Shedding)
. Pad: Organic, Top Loading w/Aluminium backing plate
. Fluid: DOT 5.1
. Mount: Ambidextrous
. Adjustment: Contact Point Adjustment, Reach Adjustment, Adjustable Banjo, Tri-Align Caliper Positioning
. Special Features: TaperBore Technology, Matchmaker X Compatible

. Contact Point AdjustmentT: We're proud to be the company that invented this feature before people even knew how much they needed it. Contact Point Adjustment allows you customize the point in the lever's throw where the brake actually engages. That helps you do two simple-but important-things: 1. You get to pick the position you'd like your fingers to be in when your brakes grip. That means you can perfectly match your fingers' comfort with the brake's power-without having to move the pads. 2. Balancing both brake levers so they make contact at the same point has never been easier. Contact Point Adjustment is not a reach adjuster (although all of our levers have that, too). Whether you prefer the modulation of a longer throw, the instantaneous power of a short throw, or any of the zillion options in-between, this feature will help you dial in the perfect ride.
. Deep Stroke ModulationT: There's a fine line between braking hard and braking so hard that you lose traction. Deep Stroke Modulation allows riders to perfectly navigate that line and control even the most powerful brakes with finesse.
. DOT 5.1: Heat is an enemy of any brake system, so advancements in heat management mean advancements in your ride. You see, we found that in our systems DOT 5.1 takes almost 3 times longer to boil than DOT 4, thus allowing flawless fade-free performance in even more extreme conditions.
. Intergrated Reservoir: With TaperBore TechnologyT we've integrated the reservoir and master cylinder on our hydraulic disc-brake levers to create a super-sleek (and even lighter) lever design.
. Mojo :It's not a sauce but a secret magic and moxie that makes some brakes just beyond awesome
. Power Reserve Geometry: At the end of the day, a brake lever simply multiples the force your hand generates (just like the nut cracker). Avid's Power Reserve GeometryT represents a way of thinking about the physics of leverage and your hand's comfort. This philosophy is fundamentally different than others in the business of brakes. Due to pivot placement, physics dictates that with other brake levers your fingers tend to slip off the ends as you pull. Avid is different. We designed our levers with the pivot closer to the handlebar, in fact, closer than anyone else in the industry. The resulting lever movement has less inward travel, an arc that's closer to your fingers' natural motion and delivers more force to the brake. The cool part is, every Avid lever has it.
. TaperBore TechnologyT: The term "TaperBore" refers to a unique patent-pending closure system in our Elixir and Code levers. It saves weight, looks super-sleek, improves lever feedback and most importantly-gives you more power and control
. Reach Adjust: When one finger has the power to control your ride, adjusting the levers to perfectly match your unique hands is seriously important-that's why we put Reach Adjust on all of our levers.
. Top-loading Pads: When the only thing between you and the trail is bike maintenance, every second matters. With our top-loading pads, new disc-brake pads can be installed without taking off the wheel, working under the caliper or doing any upside-down pad juggling, so you'll be ready to ride much quicker
. Tri-AlignT Caliper Positioning SystemT: Another original Avid technology making your life better-there's never been an easier brake to install and adjust. With Avid's Tri-AlignTCaliper Positioning SystemT, aligning the caliper to the rotor literally takes seconds. Just loosen the CPST bolts a little, and then squeeze the brake lever while re-tightening the bolts. Perfect caliper alignment- just like that.

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When Avid set out to design the best disc brakes in the world, they knew that simple stopping power wasn’t going to be enough. The best brake would also have to work in perfect harmony with the rider’s hand, giving precise control, and be easier to install than other products on the market. Mission accomplished.

It is little wonder that Avid continues to be the weapon of choice for World Champions such as Steve Peat. Cartridge bearings, carbon fibre and patented adjustment systems ensure your safety and comfort are paramount, along with a level of finesse and finishing that simply makes the mouth drool! Now with the expansion of the Elixir brake series, everyone can get the chance to use the best hydraulic braking system around…

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