All Mountain Bike Parts Descriptions
Levers - Hand levers to stop the bike.
The right lever controls the rear brake,
the left controls the front brake, unless you have
gotten used to a motorcycle brake style, which is
reversed, this, you should know when you jump on someone's
bike and try to do a big skid. If you hit the wrong
brake lever, you may throw yourself over the bars
onto the ground. I've seen it before.
Most levers pull a cable to control the
brakes, but hydraulic levers like on a motorcycle
are becoming standard on many of the more aggressive
Bike Parts Diagram