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Motorcycles Brakes :: Master Cylinders

Master cylinders convert the motion of the brake lever into hydraulic pressure. Since master cylinders are installed on the handlebars, they are required to have a visually attractive shape and appearance.

Master Cylinder

Master Cylinder: A Master Cylinder for a motorcycle is usually located in two places. The front master cylinder is positioned on the right handlebar where the front brake lever can easily activate it to control the front disc brake. The rear master cylinder is located near the foot brake. The Master Cylinder contains a reservoir of brake fluid and controls the movement of fluid through the brake lines to the Caliper assemblies.