16 or 19mm master cylinder?

Jim Stewart js at strappe.com
Sat Jun 18 11:20:57 PDT 2011


On 6/18/2011 10:57 AM, matthew patton wrote:
> will a 19mm overpower the brakes such that I lose feel and get too
> much braking power? this is for a street/trackday bike. I know Zoran
> et. al. like to use R6 radial MC and those are on bikes with 8 active
> pistons vs our 4.
>

Nope, the opposite. A larger m/c will deliver less braking power for the 
same lever force applied. In this case, braking force will be about 30% 
less.

-js


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