Hooking up the new hydraulic brake
pipe layout was ably assisted by
Venhill Engineering who made both their special brake hoses and also
their Superlight cables and instrument drive cables.
The handle bar lever now pushes fluid
to a 3-way union in front of the headstock where it splits two ways, to
the rear brake and the front RH caliper. Passing fluid through that
caliper via a bridge hose to its front partner caliper. This being the
modern way to plumb bike brakes.
The rear hose passes fluid through the
rear master cylinder and onward to the caliper. Depressing the foot
pedal overrides the forward hose feed and just operates the rear