Originally Posted by truckn
Why?? I'm a solo operator and I'm not an idiot. I know the finer points of braking from years on mountain biking with hydraulic disc brakes.
Because every hydro drive mower has dynamic braking provided by the hydro system. Pull back on the handlebars and the mower will stop each and every time. It's pointless to have rear brakes on a hydro drive mower.