Avid Torque Specifications

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Bike Torque Wrenches: The Best For 2022

Choosing the right torque is important, so is choosing the right torque wrench.

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Torque values are provided for general information purposes only, for the most accurate and up-to-date values contact the manufacturer.

Brakes


General - Brake Levers

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Mountain bike levers (built-in clamp) 4.5-6.8 40-60
Mountain bike levers (strap-type) 3.2-4.1 28-36

General - Disc Brakes

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Caliper mount 9-10.2 80-90
Disc mounting bolts (6 M5 bolts) 6.2 55

General - Rim Brakes

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Brake pads (threaded stud) 5.9-7.8 52-69
Cable pinch bolt (cantilever, linear pull/v-brake) - M6 bolt 5.9-7.8 52-69
Caliper wire pinch (linear pull, cantilever, M6 x 1 thread) 5.9-7.8 52-69
Caliper mounting bolt (cantilever, linear pull/v-brakes) 4.9-6.9 43-61

BB3, BB5, BB5 R (2014)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Rotor bolts 6.2 55
IS mount bolts 9-10 80-88
Caliper mounting bolts 8-10 70-88
Cable anchor bolt 5-7 44-62

BB5 & BB7 (2012)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Torque arm fixing nut 6.3-6.7 56-59
Caliper body bolts 8.5-10.1 75-89

BB7 (2014)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Rotor bolts 6.2 55
IS mount bolts 9-10 80-90
Cable anchor bolt 8-10 70-90
Caliper mounting bolts 9-10 80-90

Code, Code R (2012)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Lever pivot shoulder bolt 2.0-2.5 17-22
Lever hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48
Lever clamp bolts 2.8-3.4 25-30
Lever reach stop screw (Code R) 0.5-0.7 4-6
Lever clamp bolts (Code R) 5-6 44-52
Caliper body bolts 8.5-10 75-90

Elixir 1, Elixir 3 (2012)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Rotor bolts 6.2 55
Caliper mounting bolts 8-10 70-90
Mount bolts 8-10 70-90
Lever clamp bolts 2.8-3.4 25-30
Pivot fixing bolt (lever) 2.5-3.4 22-30
Lever hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48
Lever clamp bolt 2.8-3.4 25-30
Caliper body bolts 8.5-10 75-90
Caliper hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48

Elixir 5 (2012)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Lever hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48
Lever clamp bolts 2.8-3.4 25-30
Caliper body bolts 8.5-10 75-90
Caliper hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48

Elixir 7, Elixir 9

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Lever reach stop screw 0.5-0.7 4-6
Lever pivot set screw (Elixir 9) 1.1-1.3 10-11
Banjo bolt 8.5-10 75-90
Caliper body bolt 8.5-10 75-90
Caliper mounting bolts 8-10 70-90
Rotor bolts 6.2 55

Shorty Ultimate

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Stance adjustment bolts 1.2-1.6 10-14
Brake pad fixing nut 6-8 53-70
Straddle wire carrier pinch bolts 3-5 26-44
Cable anchor set screws 3-5 26-44
Brake bolt 5-7 44-61

X0 Trail (2013)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Lever pivot bolts 1.1-1.2 10-11
Lever hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48
Lever clamp bolt 5-6 44-52
Caliper body bolt 9.7-11.7 86-104
Banjo bolt 9.7-11.7 86-104

XX World Cup, XX, & X0 (2012)

Component Newton meters (Nm) Inch pounds (in lbs)
Lever pivot set screw 1.1-1.3 10-12
Lever hose compression nut 4.9-5.4 43-48
Lever clamp bolt 5-6 44-52
Banjo bolt 8.5-10 75-90
Caliper body bolt 8.5-10 75-90

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