Answers to frequently asked questions…

What is the difference between the Ox Hydra “Pro” & “Trail” brake systems?

  • The Pro is easier to install due to having twice the pin travel. Pin placement is critical on the Trail, but can be adjusted on the Pro model at the hand lever .
  • Adjustment modularity (27 clicks of adjustment on Pro model)
  • Pro and Trail require approximately equal force to lock rear wheel.
  • Pro will have add on options to make rear wheel lock up easier/require less force. Coming soon…
How much braking power is available?

Properly installed and adjusted, you should have the same amount of power as your stock foot lever.
NOTE: A brake system that is not maintained to manufacture specifications will prevent the OX-BRAKE from performing as designed.

Do I have to remove my clutch lever or foot brake lever?

No, you can keep both control levers.

How much space on my handlebar does the Left Hand Brake Lever require?

You need to have ¾” at the Left Grip Flange. Some electrical switches must be replaced with a narrower switch. KTM and Husqvarna street legal models (Late KTM, EXC and Husky “S” models).

Do the Cables stretch and fail, do I need to carry a spare?

The Cable/Cable assembly has proven to be very durable and not subject to failure. The only cable replacements have been the result of melting when coming in contact with the exhaust.

Is the OX-BRAKE dependable and does it require any maintenance?

When properly set up and installed correctly, the OX-BRAKE requires little or no maintenance. Always check the function prior to each ride and provide the same routine inspection as you would all other systems on your motorcycle.

Is OX-BRAKE hard to install?

No, it can be installed with a minimum amount of tools available in your tool box.

Do I have to Bleed my brake system when installing the OX-BRAKE?

No, Bleeding of the brake system is not required for the installation of the OX-BRAKE..However if your brake system is in need of bleeding it could prevent the OX-BRAKE system from performing as designed.