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 DB1 are brake levers with a robust design, crisp and precise feel due to its Power Reserve Geometry. These brakes feature a stremlined Flip-Flop lever design with a low-profile and a single bolt clamp for convenience.