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 Single Digit 5 V-Brake is a V-Brake System which is a solid choice for a budget-minded off-road cyclist. The Single Digit 5 is smooth and reliable off-road brake set.