Rear Hand Brake

Stunters will modify their motorcycles to better adapt them to the sport. Stunting equipment includes:

Hand Brake

Handbrakes came onto the stunting scene much later than the other mofications, and have gained popularity in recent years.

With the sport pushing its bounds into new territory, new tricks evolved that put the rider in a position in which he cannot access the rear brake to control the balance point of the motorcycle.

When tricks such as seat standers, highchairs, and spreaders came on the scene, at first it was not necessary to use a handbrake.  However these tricks quickly developed into scraping while in a highchair or spreader, which requires the use of a hand-mounted rear brake.