• So I've just installed my first hydraulic disc brake. It seems to work ok. But I forgot to put the connector inserts in the ends of the hoses. So the olives in my cross-top lever are tightening on a plastic hose with no metal insert. Inserts were already installed in the ends I put into the brake caliper and STI lever.

    I'm going to ride it and see if it goes spongy, then bleed and do it properly if needed. Think that's dangerous?


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