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 Hose Cutter is a hand-held hydraulic hose cutter which makes quick and precise cuts. This hose cutter works with all non-braided hydraulic hoses.