AVID Announces New Elixir 3 Brakes

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AVID Elixir 3 was built for value and gives nothing away in performance and adjustability. The newest brake in the Elixir family offers up a sleek ambidextrous lever body and stout two-piece caliper.

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Featuring a TaperBore master cylinder and AVID’s optimized pivot placement, the Elixir 3 brings a new level of performance and control to this entry level price point.
TaperBore is a unique patented hydraulic closure system that allows for lighter lever travel through the stroke of the lever while moving more fluid than a traditional timing port. With the additional benefit of allowing the rider greater control of a more powerful brake system.

Intended use: XC/Trail/AM
Weight: 405 grams (Front; Post mount; 160mm)
Fluid: DOT 5.1
Rotors: 160/185/203mm G3 Clean Sweep

• Built for value providing great Elixir family power and control.
• New ambidextrous Lever body featuring TaperBore Technology
• Tooled Reach adjust with Improved access – 3mm ball end
• MatchMaker compatible
• New two-piece caliper, Top Loading Pads

Elixir 3 – Grey 160mm G3CS (IS and Post Mount) MSRP – $105.00 USD

source: Tyler Morland
RockShox & Avid PR Manager
www.sram.com

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 12 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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