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Old 04-23-2013, 10:32 AM   #8412
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Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Originally Posted by KC-10ENG View Post
Anyone ever have a rear brake lock up on them??

I just got back from a 2-day ride and everything was fine. I unloaded the bike at a friends house and rode home approx. 2 miles. By the time I got home the rear brake was locked almost to the point that I could not move the bike. Rear brake lever had zero travel in the driveway. I had to bleed the rear brake to get the bike rolled into the garage.

Any in-sight into this problem would be great.

I know you already have to cleanspeed lever.
On the same rides with you.
I had mine fade away half way down that mountain going into Bishop. I do not know what fluid was in there before. I did a fluid flush with fresh DOT 5.1 fluid. I suggest you do the same for your issue. I compressed the caliper full travel as well to clean that fluid out of there.
I do a fluid flush on my brakes and the Clutch at least twice a year.
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