we say "Bremsmomentabstützung" to that rod
that connects the rear brake with the engine case.
if you don't have one, the forces of the applied
rear brake will be lead into the swingarm, resul-
ting in a stiffening of your rear suspension.
the rod leads the brake forces to the engine case,
allowing the rear suspension to work properly still,
which becomes advantageous once the road isn't