Avid is a sunsidiary of SRAM and was started in 1991 with the concept 'Small Details. Big Difference'. Avid works hard to bring the most dramatic improvements and make products so good you find it hard to ride without it. The Avid Hydraulic Disc Brake Code R is made from Aluminium, the new forged dual-diamtere four piston caliper offers increased power with no compromise on control. The Code R comes with a Graphite Grey finish, Organic top loading brake pads and 3 cartridge bearing lever pivot.