Contracting-Band Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Contracting-Band Brake: A brake in which a band is tightened around a rotation drum.

Other Words for Brake

Brake Noun Synonyms: curb, check, restraint, restriction, constraint, control, rein
Brake Verb Synonyms: slow, slow up or down, put on or apply the brakes, reduce speed, decelerate, slacken, hold up
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Integrated Brakes

Technology / Motorcycle / Integrated Brakes: Integrated Brakes are used on motorcycles to link together the front and rear brakes. Many inexperienced riders in panic situations tend to overuse the rear (foot) brake. This causes skidding and poss MORE

Sintered Brake Pads

Technology / Motorcycle / Sintered Brake Pads: Asbestos-free brake pads made of sintered metal, with excellent friction coefficient and heat resistance characteristics. Sintering is a method for making objects from powdery metals by heating withou MORE

Under Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Under Brake: Failure to apply the brakes to their full capability, resulting in a longer than needed stopping distance. This is usually caused by fear of the results of over braking. MORE

Drum Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Drum Brake: A Drum Brake is the older style of motorcycle brake. Most bikes use disc brakes these days. Drum brakes work by forcing brake shoes against the inside of a rotating drum that is part of the wheel. Man MORE

Disc Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Disc Brake: A Disc Brake consists of both a rotating portion called the Rotor and a stationary portion called the Caliper. The Rotor is attached to the wheel of the motorcycle. The Caliper assembly parts work aga MORE

Brake Marker

Technology / Motorcycle / Brake Marker: A track indicator placed off to the side of the track, marking a spot where a rider may wish to begin braking for a turn. MORE

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