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Emergency Braking
Emergency Braking – What To Do and What to Avoid When Stopping in an Emergency Situation Emergency braking is the most crucial safety skill you can learn, but also one you’ll hopefully never have to use. If you suddenly find a car turning in front of you, it’s often your only way out. Here are a few easy do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when it comes to emergency braking on a motorcycle. What
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Most Important Brake Components
The Seven Most Important Brake Components You Should Never Overlook The average Joe who is not a qualified motor mechanic rarely knows that brakes comprise of many, many parts – all  of which are vital for the proper functioning of your braking system. However, some are more important than others, and cannot be neglected. Car Brake Maintenance – Calliper Guide Pins If the calliper is not free to move, the culprit might be bent or
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Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes
Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes – Why Do We Use Discs and Drums in Almost All Modern Vehicles? In today’s automotive world, it’s not uncommon to find four-wheel disc brakes as standard equipment on medium-priced, non-performance-oriented models. The majority of new vehicles, however, continue to utilize a front-disc and rear-drum brake setup. What does this say about the current state of braking systems? Are these manufacturers sacrificing vehicle safety in order to save a few
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Best Stopping Brake At Speed
What Is the Best Stopping Brake At Speed? Speed is a critical factor in all road crashes and casualties. Driving is unpredictable and if something unexpected happens on the road ahead – such as a child stepping out from between parked cars – it is a driver’s speed that will determine whether they can stop in time and, if they can’t stop, how hard they will hit. Reducing and managing traffic speeds is crucial to
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High-Performance Sports Brakes vs Regular Brakes
High-Performance Sports Brakes vs Regular Brakes Brakes are the most safety critical part of any moving vehicle and in the case of cars and motorcycles quite often when brakes are used in anger, standard is just not good enough. The sport street use or track day and race use of motor vehicles and motorcycles has led to a need for higher performance brakes such as disc brake pads and brake rotors or discs. So what
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