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brake line banjo bolt rubber brake piston seal brake caliper brake fluid brake caliper piston mounting bolt second bolt not shown brake pad brake rotor disc caliper 3d view caliper ghost view brake rotor brake caliper single piston aka single pot floating brake caliper brake fluid under pressure caused by pulling the lever at the master cylinder pushes on the brake caliper piston forcing the brake pads into contact with the brake rotor it is called a floating caliper because it slides on special mounting bolts that allow the whole caliper to move so the brake pads apply pressure evenly to both sides of the brake rotor disc flexible rubber dust seal caliper slides on mounting bolt mounting bracket or fork tube lower part grease caliper mounting tab