How often should I bleed my SRAM DOT brakes? Bleed your brakes at least once a year to ensure optimal braking performance, or more frequently as needed. If you ride frequently or regularly ride aggressive terrain, it is recommended to bleed your brakes more frequently. Check out the brake bleed procedures for our Level, Guide, G2, and Code models in our manual or by visiting our SRAM TECH YouTube Channel. Related articles How do I fix stuck/sticky pistons in my SRAM DOT brake caliper? When should my SRAM brake pads be replaced? Can I use alternative brake fluids in my SRAM DOT hydraulic disc brakes? Which is the right brake pad for my SRAM MTB brake? Are my SRAM DOT mountain bike brake levers adjustable? If so, how?