Working on disc brakes can be somewhat intimidating to the home mechanic but it really just distills down to having the knowing how to do the job and having the right tools. Shimano provides excellent instructions online and its choice to spec mineral oil instead of DOT fluid means one less thing to worry about if things go awry. So if you're installing new hydraulic lines or cutting down the lines that came stock on your bike, the TL-BH62 Disc Brake Hose Cutter from Shimano will make the job way less daunting.
This two-in-one tool makes quick and precise cuts to hydraulic brake housing, then seats the insert hose barbs in the housing's cut end. The tool comes with a replacement bladeensuring that you'll always get a clean cut.
A tool for cutting down Shimano hydro lines and inserting barbs
Includes replacement blades for clean cuts
Compact size doesn't take up much room on the bench or box