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    Avid Elixir brakes have to be pulled to bar..HELP!

    I recently put a pair of avid elixir brakes on my bike and the rear brake lever has to be pulled all the way to bar to stop. I would like to know how to adjust the brakes so I don't have to pull the lever to bar? Please help.

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    Sounds like they need to be bled.

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    Im having a similiar issue but its in the lever itself I still have full braking power but they touch the bars idk why its just the rear that does it.
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