Wolf Warrior 11 Pro +'s Brakes: Everything You Need To Know

Hydraulic Brake (160mm disk brakes)+ABS

Using a Hydraulic Brake +ABS, the wolf warrior11 pro + provides riders with the confidence that they are in control. With front and rear disc brakes, you will be able to stop safely in an instant.

What are disc brakes?

Disc brakes are a style of bicycle and scooter brake that operates by applying the braking force from the brake lever to the rotor (or disc) which is mounted to the hub. This is vastly different from rim brakes which apply the brake force directly to the rim of each wheel using brake pads.

Disc brakes are a more advanced and expensive braking option for electric scooter, typically suited for more aggressive riding. And when it comes to disc brakes, there are two main types: mechanical and hydraulic. For mechanical brakes you can check out this blog, this article focuses on hydraulic brakes.

Hydraulic

Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Fully hydraulic disc brakes use fluid-filled (hydraulic) lines to control activation of the brake calipers. When you squeeze down on the brake lever, it increases the pressure in the hydraulic lines which are connected to brake calipers. The increased pressure in the brake calipers causes a piston to move, pinching the rotor. Fully hydraulic disc brakes are the best type of disc brake. The hydraulic activation gives you the best control over your braking. As you squeeze down the brake lever, braking is strong and consistent. This contrasts with cable-activated mechanical disc brakes which may not feel as linear and consistent due to friction in the cables. The Wolf Warrior11 Pro + is equipped with a hydraulic disc brake.

Semi-hydraulic Disc Brakes

Semi hydraulic disc brakes are similar to fully hydraulic brakes, but instead of having a hydraulic line that runs from lever to the caliper, they use a cable. The cable runs from the brake lever to the caliper and moves a hydraulic piston when activated. They have fairly strong and consistent braking power.

Hydraulic Brakes Vs. Mechanical Brakes

As mentioned above, the efficiency difference is arguably the main reason to opt for hydraulic brakes. To put it simply, mechanical brakes cannot compete with hydraulic brakes for efficiency, particularly when wet.

Mechanical brakes outperform rim brakes but don’t have the luxury of reduced brake friction, which hydraulic brakes do.

Hydraulic brakes eliminate that friction and deliver more reliable and responsive braking. Handy when traveling downhill, in rain, at speed!d

Maintenance

Usually, there is dirt, grit, or oil building up between the brakes and the surfaces. You can address this issue by cleaning the brakes thoroughly. Make sure that you lubricate the braking components on a regular basis as well. If the brake pads are worn, make sure you replace them. Click to buy brake disc.

Because hydraulic brakes use sealed fluid, dirt can’t get inside, making them pretty much maintenance-free. On the other hand, mechanical brakes can get dirt or grit in the system, which affects braking performance. When you use the brake for a period of time, you feel the brake is soft, at this time you should change the hydraulic oil, Kaabo prepared a spare hydraulic oil for each customer. Here's a video on how to put oil in your brakes.

Which portable electric scooter brakes should I choose?

When it comes down to performance, hydraulic disc brakes do better than mechanical disc brakes in every category. You will get better modulation with hydraulic disc brakes, increased stopping power, and less everyday wear and tear with hydraulic disc brakes as opposed to mechanical ones.

Servicing-wise, hydraulic disc brakes are more difficult to maintain than mechanical disc brakes, but hydraulic brakes need less regular attention than their mechanical cousins.

These are the typical braking systems you’ll see in the market:

Inexpensive portable electric scooters have electronic or regenerative brakes.Budget to midrange electric scooters have a regenerative and disc brake. Some have a foot brake as a third feature.

Premium to high-performance brakes have a disc and drum brake.

Extreme electric scooters have hydraulic brakes.

 Based on our tests, disc brakes are the most effective. However, keep in mind that the quality of the components – regardless of what kind of brake you have – can affect the overall performance.

The higher overall cost of hydraulic brakes, and the bikes they come equipped on, is a big factor too, which is obviously one to take into consideration when weighing everything up.

For off-road riders who want the best braking performance, hydraulic disc brakes are the way to go. For more casual riders and commuters, mechanical disc brakes will get the job done.

If you’re on a budget, make sure that you get a disc brake paired with your regenerative brake. This ensures that you have independent brakes on both wheels. Even if electric scooter laws limit you at 25 km/h, this is still significantly fast and could lead to injury if you’re not careful.