“The Science of Stopping” starts a little slow but picks up speed as it goes along. In it, SRAM explains the key differences in hydraulic brake designs to help riders decide what brakes they need. If you’re confused or unsure about which hydraulics disc brakes to throw on your bike, the clip is here to help.
Anyone from novice level to riders who have a strong understanding of hydraulic brake mechanics could benefit as SRAM takes it one step at a time.
Skip to 2 minutes in to get to the juicy part — or watch from the beginning to watch amusing clips like a kid crashing a balance bike. No matter what, jovial moments help keep the tone light; stay tuned to watch Yoann Barelli explain heat seals while taking a bath.
“The Science of Stopping” is episode one in SRAM’s new “Open Workings” series, followed up with this Brake Tuning & Setup video to help you get the most out of your brakes, whatever you choose.