Image Number 5 for United States Patent #7028818.
A motorcycle including a front wheel, a rear wheel, a frame, a seat and handlebars is disclosed. The motorcycle includes a linkage connecting a brake pedal with a caliper. The caliper is located within a body perimeter of the motorcycle. The caliper is adapted to engage a disk and the caliper can have a line of action. The direction of the line of action of the caliper can be different than the axis of rotation of the rear wheel. The linkage can also convert vertical motion into horizontal motion.