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08 wing non ABS 45000 miles overall
11 motor trike straight axle 13000 miles since conversion

I have a rear brake issue: While on a 5K trip I lost most of my rear brakes. I could pump up the brakes but not the best way to travel 1500 miles to get home. (front brakes were fine and switched the route to all highway)

If the bike had just 2 wheels I would go straight to a rebuild or replace the rear master cylinder but since it now has 3 is there anything inline that would mimic a bad master cylinder? The fluid is toast so that will have to be flushed (almost black)

And is there a special sequence for bleeding brakes on a trike? other than front, left rear, right rear?
 

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Front brake left rotor, front anti-dive valve, right rear and left rear. Do it twice. Most likely source for air bubble will be the anti-dive valve.

I had my front brake pads changed and they introduced some air into the anti-dive valve. A brake bleed stiffened up the rear brake pedal. A bubble of air came out of the anti-dive valve during bleed.
 
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