Archive for the 'Brakes' Category

New Nostalgic Front Mini And Rear Drum Brakes

If you are not into speeding with repetitive hard braking, forget about the disadvantages of drum brakes, like overheating, squealing from too much dust, prone to fading and difficult to service. They look extremely cool, and the retro custom trend has created a new market for them, fully redesigned, and much more efficient. A new […]


To Be released In June. Black Mirrored Brake Discs.

There is not such thing as a fully blacked-out factory or even custom motorcycle. Soon, you will be able to go closer to the 100% sinister look using black brake discs. In June, Ride Nice will release the “Platinum Black” brake discs featuring a corrosion-protection finish that is actually Zinc Plated. The process is described […]

RSD Brake Calipers

Roland Sands states that his brake calipers are a step up in braking power for your V-Twin bike. “We’ve taken the best of brake caliper technology, high quality precision machining and trademark RSD styling, With GP racing architecture and weight distribution, the extra rigidity maximizes your effort at the brake lever, stopping you faster with […]

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New Radial Caliper Kit From Beringer Brakes

Beringer Brakes, one of the leaders in high performance braking systems now offers a mounting plate with a center distance of 69 and 87 mm for radial calipers. The Oversize Kit with 320 mm brake disc and 6-piston caliper is for Harley models 2000-up. Online at Beringer Brakes.

Premium Copper Braided Lines

In the next couple of years, a lot of custom bikes are going to feature copper throttle cables, brake and clutch lines. You can source them at Magnum Shielding, a company that has been a Tier-1 Harley-Davidson P&A supplier since 1992. These copper lines, cables and hoses are sold with polished chrome or black plated […]

U.S. Government Investigating Complaints About Harley-Davidson Brakes

The U.S. government is investigating complaints from Harley-Davidson riders who say their motorcycle brakes failed without warning. Riders reported that the brakes on the hand lever and foot pedal did not work, causing one driver to crash into a garage door. The NHTSA say it received 43 complaints, three reports of crashes and two reports […]

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Vintage Style Front Brake Calipers For Harley Models 1984-Up

Being faithful to the 70’s style, but featuring modern braking technology, these new Vintage calipers get their braking power from PM’s proven 4-piston internals. Designed taking styling cues from PM original Dual Action Cast caliper with CNC-machined fins to give the the caliper its vintage style while keeping the caliper cool and providing optimal braking […]

Black Vinyl Finish Cables With Black Chrome Elbows And Hardware

Even if you are not into blacking out your ride, you may like replacing your cables with black ones, including black chrome elbows and hardware. Barnett Clutches And Cables offer this Stealth Series black vinyl casing and blacked out elbows and hardware available for 1987 & later Harley-Davidson and 1999 & later Victory models. Barnett […]

BERINGER Braking Systems

BERINGER® is well known in the motorcycle racing world and highly respected by all custom builders. The reasons are not only their innovative braking solutions (more than 10% of their  sales is spent each year in R & D with more than 10 worldwide patents) but also their designs and large choice of anodizing colors. […]

The Brake Master Cylinder Bleeding Solution By JIMS®

Bleeding the brakes from air. Easy or a pain… JIMS® Master Cylinder Bleeding Solution is designed to allow the technician to draw a vacuum on the hydraulic system. This is accomplished by using specially designed lids with an air fitting which, when connected to a vacuum bleeder, pulls air out of the hydraulic system. The […]

ABS Wheel Spacer Cover For 2014-2016 Harley Road Glide And Street Glide Models

It is designed to cover and protect the crucial sensor of all 2014 and later Harley Touring models that are equipped with ABS brakes and have Enforcer type wheel rims (2014-2016 Street Glides as well as 2015-2016 Road Glides) Offered in stock or chrome finish. (MSRP $99.95) Patent pending. At Sport Chrome.

Brake Calipers By Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Design (RSD) has taken the best of brake caliper technology, high quality precision machining and trademark RSD styling to create the next step up in braking power for your V-Twin. With GP racing architecture and weight distribution, the extra rigidity maximizes your effort at the brake lever, stopping you faster with more feel. […]

Arlen Ness Oversized Floating Rotor Kits For A Minimum 30% Extra Braking Power

They are made for large wheels – minimum 17” or 19” depending of your Harley model, and use their big diameter – 14” or 15” also depending of your bike, to increase your stopping power by at least 30%. They work with your Harley factory legs, brakes and brakes hose (will not work with some […]

New Harley-Davidson Red Brake Calipers To Make A Bold And High Performance Statement

You see them on expensive sport cars. And I must say that it is a good idea fro Harley-Davidson to offer them as a direct replacement for original equipment calipers. Manufactured from the same components, these calipers are finished in brilliant red high-temperature paint that looks great on a stock motorcycle, or adds the finishing […]

TÜV Approved 6-piston Brakes And 300 MM Discs.

This past Monday, I featured the “Chica Bonita” built by by German Müller Motorcycles. I mention their own 6-piston calipers without mentioning that braking gear is this company their forte. So, let me mention, especially for my European readers, that Müller Motorcycles is also offering 6-piston brakes for their own 300 mm semi-floating discs. Bigger […]

Hawg Halters Launching New Print And Digital 52-Page Catalog.

Building from tho ground up or customizing. It’s worth your time checking the new 52-page catalog just released by Hawg Halters. A wide range of made in the USA products from brakes, to wheels, to handlebars, to raked triple trees to front ends to bagger nacelles and conversion kits. You can see the catalog online, […]

Dressing Up In Black

Drag Specialties® rocker boxes are a good fit for dressing up or replacing an old or damaged rocker box. Fits 92-99 Evolution Big Twin models. Made of die-cast aluminum and sold with gaskets. Quality construction with exact dimensions to ensure a perfect, leakproof fit. Available with a satin black powdercoat finish and sold individually (two […]

Glow In The Dark Limited Edition Motorcycle Brake line Kits By Goodridge

I am not a fan of glowing add-ons on a motorcycle, but for those who like to “show and glow”, this brake line kit may impress your fellow riders and could add a little bit of security to your dark day and night rides. During clear days the brake hoses have the appearance of any […]

First Time Ever Offered In Bright Braided Stainless Finish. Burly Extended Cable/Line Install Kits for Harley Softail Models.

Ape Hangers don’t just bolt themselves on and in addition to choosing the correct height they want matched extended cables, electrical and brake lines. How long should that line be? Should throttle cables have a 45 degree bend in them? How do I route my clutch cable? All good questions and all requiring some level […]

Harley Riders Come Together

You already know that 8 of the new 2014 Harley-Davidson models (Rushmore Project) have been conceived to pass faster, stop quicker, see further at night, communicate better and offer a better music experience.  For its new commercial Harley did some “crowd sourcing”, casting real-life riders through Twitter and asking them their favorite cover version of […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Todd’s Cycle Closing California Shop. Opening Todd’s Cycles Hawaii. Don’t look anymore for Todd’s Cycles in Huntington Beach, California. Todd Silicato and family with custom bikes and tools are moving this month to even sunnier Kauai, Hawaii. Nothing has changed except a new zip code, a new logo, a currently updated website and Facebook page. […]

Front Wheel Mini Drum Brake

Kustom Tech offers some of the best designed custom motorcycle parts of the industry in the worst looking and slowest working website I have seen in a long time! Better than the opposite… Anyway, their front wheel mini drum brake (5″ 1/8 diameter) is going to be a very hot item with all those looking […]

New And Very Interesting. Rick‘s Adjustable Brake And Clutch Levers

This is what you may have waited for during a long time… An adjustable hand lever that your hands are going to love for your front brake and clutch. Ergonomics based on the longtime experience of ABM-Fahrzeugtechnik. It is now adapted for use on all Harley-Davidson models. Ergonomics combining superb design and finish with multiple […]

Should You Dismiss Anti-Lock Braking System When You Buy A New Motorcycle?

A new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HDLI), an organization doing scientific studies of insurance data representing the human and economic losses resulting from the ownership and operation of different types of vehicles and supported by auto insurers, shows that anti-lock brakes, despite their unpopularity, reduce motorcycle crashes.  The study demonstrates the benefit […]

Do You Even Care For Your Brake Cables?

From Spectro Performance Oils. Your motorcycle cables play a crucial role in keeping your bike on the road, but most riders neglect them until they fail. A few simple tips can save you time, money and prevent you from being stranded on the road with a broken cable. When lubricating the control cables on your […]

Cool Stainless Steel Brake Brackets

Conceived for the Super Freni 2-piston brake (featured here) this line of brackets are built in stainless steel, laser cut and available for front and rear application with 11,5″ disc rotor. The front brackets are available for 39mm and 41.2mm Showa forks from the year 1986 to 1999 and for springer brackets mounted on floating […]

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