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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 12:58 pm 
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Anyone know of a place I can buy only the red brake blocks used for bleeding avid brakes?
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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 2:30 pm 
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I think that the Avid bleed kits come with all the different Avid blocks. Otherwise just google or bing the appropriate model and the words bleed block. Which red block do you need? I might have it and not need it depending on your model.

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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 2:51 pm 
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I have a bleed kit already. I have misplaced the red blocks. No luck with google search for the blocks only....
I have the Elixer 5S model.

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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 3:03 pm 
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Elixir and Jucy are the blocks I need so I can't help. I measured mine and it is exactly 10 mm thick so you can make your own.

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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 8:08 pm 
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Ok that does help. I used a wood shim for installing doors or windows cut down to fit.
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PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2013 8:19 am 
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Bike shops would throw many of these in the bin daily. They often come with new bikes. Go into the LBS and they'll probably give you one.

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No the pad spacers come in on bikes, not the bleed blocks.....

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 7:49 pm 
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They're one and the same thing. Thin end is pad spacer, thick end is bleed block.

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 10:16 pm 
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No bleed block have - well - bleed block written on them

http://www.bikegoo.co.uk/product.php/64 ... uicy_2008_

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Well Rookie, if you scrolled down to "People who purchased this also purchased..." you would see the Elixir Bleed Block has - well - pad spacer written on it....

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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 2:22 am 
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The bleed blocks are 10 mm thick so that is all he needs.

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Argh, won't fit a Juicy, thought they were the same block....

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Jucy block is totally diff and has a notch on each side to allow for the part of the caliper pucks that snaps into the pads. A lot harder to make. To make matters worse, there are 2 types of Jucy blocks: grey and red. The grey are for fist gen Jucy and the red are for 2nd gen Jucy and they are different thicknesses. Also, Jucy does not have pad spreader end either.

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