Motorcycle Brake System.

Motorcycles are fitted with front and rear-brakes for to control and maneuver it easily by the rider.

They are available as drum brake and disk brakes.

The front brake should be applied along with the rear brake with equal brake pressure for smooth maneuvering.

When brakes are applied disc brake and the drum brakes will become hot.

The holes in the disc brake will help it loose the heat quickly.

The heat produced in the drum brake will stay and on long runs, if applied brake a noise will be produced and the efficient of the applying brake will be reduced due to its heat.

Disadvantage of Front Disc Brake.

If one disc only available and if sudden brake is applied, the front wheel will stop and the bike will turn side wise and will throw the rider from the motorcycle.

If the front wheel is fitted with two discs for the brake and if sudden brake is applied alone on them, the front wheel stop while the rear wheel running and in the result the rear side of the motorcycle will lift up and will throw the pillion passenger and the rider in front of the motorcycle.

If rear brake only applied the bicycle will tend to move sideways of the fitted drum brake side.

Disc Brakes.

Disk brakes are operated by the hydraulic oil pressure.

The disc brake system consists of large wheel disc(s), master cylinder and piston and slave piston on the caliper, hydraulic oil and reservoir.
When the rider press the front brake lever in return the pistons will move forward and press the brake pads on the disc and stop the movement of the wheel.

Motorcycle Brake System.Motorcycle Brake System.

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