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Old 10-10-2017, 03:41 AM
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Which Brake Pads

Having a look around on ebay Which friggin brake pads Sintered, ceramic, organic, carbon WTF
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:10 AM
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Maaaate...did you learn nothing in March?....stay off the brakes, senseless waste of energy turned into heat.

The K bikes are meant to have sintered front, organic rear pads. I use organic all round as it is a little softer on the discs, but the pad life is not as long as sintered, allegedly.

Fleabay link to what I have/do use, 3 sets of pads for less than what one genuine set would cost.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BMW-K1300...item565a48a847

BTW, carbon are pretty brutal on discs.
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:54 AM
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Thanks Mogs, just trying to get organized before march
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Old 10-10-2017, 06:30 AM
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Im organised!!

1 x Brembro rear disc
5 new bolts with the blue shit already on them
4 sets of rear pads.....

Takes about 1 week to arrive from england. Prices are in pounds. Bottom picture, its the figure on the far right which has the VAT removed that we pay. 26 pounds for 2 sets of pads.
Im running organic EBC pads and Brembro disc. I have replaced the rear disc once, and will be due for the next before the Rally IV. I have been through a few sets of rear pads. At $22 AUD a set, i reackon thats ok. Freight from England can start getting up there if it gets heavy, but still works out cheaper. If you have trouble with the login to order, just ring them in the evening, will be opening time for them.

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Hello Greyfox,

For newer BMW models i recommend to use sintered brake pads because their brake discs are suitable for sintered brake pads.

5 years ago I was owner of a R1100GS, therefore i used normal (organic) brake pads.

I always used TRW brake pads from a German supplier.
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Carbone Lorraine from beemer boneyard.
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I have these ready to go in, in March 2018

Instead of worrying about rear pads and discs.......keep ya bloody size 9s off the rear brake lever
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Linked brakes, so with front only, still getting partial rear..

I try and do front only, but 'oh shit' moments have me on the rear pedal.

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Instead of worrying about rear pads and discs.......keep ya bloody size 9s off the rear brake lever
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Linked brakes, so with front only, still getting partial rear...
Exactly.....so.....concentrate on using the front brake, it can do 100% of the braking (on a non linked bike)
If the rear wheel is off the ground there is no point using the back brake anyway
The K will use some back brake for you so let it do its thing
I use the rear brake for stopping on hills/ stopped at lights etc and thats about it
Anyway they only slow ya down at best
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Exactly.....so.....concentrate on using the front brake, it can do 100% of the braking (on a non linked bike)
If the rear wheel is off the ground there is no point using the back brake anyway
The K will use some back brake for you so let it do its thing
I use the rear brake for stopping on hills/ stopped at lights etc and thats about it
Anyway they only slow ya down at best

I hardly ever use the front brake, and always favour the rear, and I'm practicing no brakes a lot on my night rides. The akropovic header pipes have improved engine braking, and increased power across the entire rev range, 3rd gear and 4th gear significantly better on and off the gas, making it a lot easier (for me) to stay off the rear brake ..... I bet I still go through a set of rear pads before we get back to Tumut on the last day....
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Re: Which Brake Pads

If motorbikes were meant to be stopped with the rear brakes , why is that there is two discs on the front wheel and only one on the rear ?
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Re: Which Brake Pads

Brakes? What brakes?
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Re: Which Brake Pads

Martin, that is a question for Harley riders! Just two months ago I was in California stopped at a road repair area with a nice flag lady. A Harley guy on a new that day bike came around the corner behind me and locked up the rear brake several times, I was sitting there transfixed with the scene in my mirror. No high side. I was expecting to get smacked but target fixation took over for the guy and he just about took out the flag lady. Never touched his front brake he said and he was visibly shaken.
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Re: Which Brake Pads

My brakes on the Wideglide could use help. 21 inch front wheel can only provide so much braking and the rear does lock way too easy. Makes for a squirrely panic stop. My old 1300 GT and current 1200RT has plenty of braking. Nice.
I tend to stick with OEM brake pads. I don't like the 100 per set but they seem to last 25-30 k miles.
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Martin, that is a question for Harley riders! Just two months ago I was in California stopped at a road repair area with a nice flag lady. A Harley guy on a new that day bike came around the corner behind me and locked up the rear brake several times, I was sitting there transfixed with the scene in my mirror. No high side. I was expecting to get smacked but target fixation took over for the guy and he just about took out the flag lady. Never touched his front brake he said and he was visibly shaken.

I witnessed a similar situation during a Poker Run. An H-D Rider in front of me locked up his rear Brake and nearly slid into the H-D stopped ahead of him.

I left the Poker Run immediately and vowed to never ride in another one with people whom I've no clue what their riding skills are or the lack thereof.
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K13R thread, making any kind of comparison to H-D is like comparing an apple to a potato.

Fuck Harley Davidson.
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K13R thread, making any kind of comparison to H-D is like comparing an apple to a potato.

Fuck Harley Davidson.

Each to their own. Harley's are great bikes. Just a different ride. I have the best of both worlds and own a Harley and BMW. I love both equally. Too bad some people can't live and let live.
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