Thread: disc brake
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Old 04-20-2010, 04:19 PM
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Default Re: disc brake

Originally Posted by taddthewadd View Post
I learned this on a 600cc sport bike a long time ago. I was in a jam and had to stop quickly. I was afraid of the front brake too and I locked up the rear tire. The rear tire locked up and went side to side. I almost laid it down. Luckily I stopped in time. From then on I learned to use my front brake 90% and everything is good. The only time I would worry about using too much front brake is if you are turning hard and the ground is wet.
If you have really good brakes on a conventional bicycle and you grab the front only and brake too hard you can do an endo and wind up with a face plant. Don't ask me how I know.
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