Originally Posted by Drizzt
I just had a quick question- is the front brake on these easy to operate? Right now it is REALLY hard to pull the lever and get it to stop. I'm going to bleed the brakes and see if that helps.. I"ll also check out the condition of the pads. I bought the bike for my girlfriend, and right now it's just unsafe how difficult it is to stop. Thanks for any advice!
The front brake on my GF's KLR250 is not hard to pull in at all, but it does NOT have good stopping power. I bled the brakes and checked out the shoes (they looked fine). The front forks also dive pretty seriously when squeezing hard.