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Motorcycle Brakes Understanding Disc and Drum Performance

Dual Disc From 1985 Kawasaki GPZ750E

1985 Kawasaki GPZ750E Turbo Featured Dual Disc and Anti-Dive Technology

Motorcycle Brakes are the 2nd most important control system that we have on a bike. Second only to our Tires, Braking Performance can make riding a blast and in the extreme – be the difference between Life and Death. Sure, we’ve all seen the “Speedway Bikes” running in circles at full lock without any brakes (those guys are crazy!), but our real-world experiences have us wanting and needing great performing brake systems. Let’s talk through the science of those Brake Systems so we understand what’s going on a little better.
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