Brakes STOP even when Broke!

If you can remember back about a week back Bishop's brakes locked up on the freeway at 70mph. He drifted (without exaggerating) a solid 150feet across two lanes of Cali traffic, safely to the edge!! Solid! He sends me a photo in an e-mail today, about said event and its cause:

I would say new pads were in order...

I'm pretty sure I found the issue. There is a blow through valve in
your master cylinder. If it gets clogged it can cause the brake to
stick or completely close. It was in pretty bad shape. Cleaned it
out, rebuilt the caliper and bled the brakes till the fluid ran with
brand new fluid.

Rode it up to pc today and it was fine.

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