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Offline ChrisN

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Brembo Front Pads
« on: October 03, 2017, 11:04:26 AM »
Anyone know how long Brembo front pads should last on my 2017 XRx?
Popped mine out after 18,000 miles and they still look OK for a while yet.
I realise riding style obviously has an influence, but I tour a lot fully loaded and two-up so very impressed by these pads.

The shape matches EBC FA630HH.
Anyone know where you can buy Brembo replacement pads in the UK when the time comes?
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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 01:11:13 PM »
 :0461: My front pads still have life left in them after 18k miles.
I'm guessing if you can't find Brembo ones on the 'net the OEM Triumph ones will be exactly the same.

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2017, 06:20:38 PM »
Most bike shops should be able to get them. I just go to my local spares place with the pads, and they match them from the shape of the pads even if it's not an OEM caliper.

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2017, 06:27:50 PM »
Go onto EBC Web site and order the HH pads.

https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2017, 09:34:59 AM »
*Originally Posted by GJ-Tiger [+]
Go onto EBC Web site and order the HH pads.

https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/

Why would I want to do that when I was enquiring about Brembo pads??

And if I did want EBC I wouldn't order direct from their website when the same products are available from stockists at 25% cheaper prices? (such as; SportsBikeShop)
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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2017, 11:29:38 AM »
*Originally Posted by GJ-Tiger [+]
order the HH pads.

I am always cautious about EBC HH pads. Yes they are very good pads, but I once used them on a bike and they were far too abrasive for the discs - and new discs were expensive! Ever since I have tried to match pads & discs from the same manufacturer.

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 04:19:48 PM »
*Originally Posted by ChrisN [+]
Why would I want to do that when I was enquiring about Brembo pads??

And if I did want EBC I wouldn't order direct from their website when the same products are available from stockists at 25% cheaper prices? (such as; SportsBikeShop)

Gives you an alternative but appears you only want Bremen pads then. Don't sportsbikeshop provide the ones you want at 25% cheaper?

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2017, 05:35:01 PM »
*Originally Posted by Will Morgan [+]
I am always cautious about EBC HH pads. Yes they are very good pads, but I once used them on a bike and they were far too abrasive for the discs - and new discs were expensive! Ever since I have tried to match pads & discs from the same manufacturer.
Ditto here!  Put a set on my Guzzi a few years back and the rotors showed immediate wear.  Galfer also offer an HH pad that is supposed to be easy on the rotors but not sure of availability for the Tex.
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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2017, 09:58:53 PM »
My experience was with a Guzzi too! And I've heard about Ducatis with the same Brembo calipers & cast iron disc set up suffering with HH pads.
CI discs + HH pads = great braking, but..........
I suppose no gain, no pain?

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Re: Brembo Front Pads
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2017, 10:42:01 PM »
*Originally Posted by Will Morgan [+]
My experience was with a Guzzi too! And I've heard about Ducatis with the same Brembo calipers & cast iron disc set up suffering with HH pads.
CI discs + HH pads = great braking, but..........
I suppose no gain, no pain?
Mine was an 07" Norge with stainless rotors (Brembo I think).  Regardless though, the EBC pads were very hard on them.
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