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6 piston Brakes vs twin Piston Brakes - how does it work
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Author:  GearHeadCollege [ Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:35 pm ]
Post subject:  6 piston Brakes vs twin Piston Brakes - how does it work

Padlock twin piston calipers utilize the entire fork leg as structure. By using the entire leg as structure the caliper is extremley rigid. The big twin piston uses the entire swept area of the rotor.

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