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What kind of brake pads does Harley use?

What kind of brake pads does Harley use?

Foreverun Motor Front and Rear Sintered Brake Pads These set is among the best brake pads for Harley Davidson touring. They are sintered metal brake pads. We know that sintered brakes typically last longer than organic brake pads and that they are able to better withstand the heat generated by heavy braking.

When should I replace my Harley brake pads?

Brake pads must be inspected for wear every 2500 miles (4000 km). If you ride under adverse conditions, (steep hills, heavy traffic, etc.) a more frequent inspection at 1000 miles (1600 km) or less, is required. Failure to inspect brake pads for wear could result in death or seri- ous injury.

Are EBC motorcycle brakes good?

They seated reasonably quickly, and brake more smoothly than one is sometimes led to believe for a pad that is sintered. For motorcycles, I always use EBC, and the HH semi-sintered seems the way to go. I have also used their EBC rotors on my bike, and they are better than OEM.

How long do Harley rotors last?

Under normal driving conditions, rotors should last 30,000 to 70,000 miles or longer. But rotor type or design, along with city or aggressive driving (where brakes are applied harder and more often, generating excessive heat), cause rotors to wear differently.

How long do brake pads last on a motorcycle?

Brake pads need to be changed every 20,000 miles to prevent the brake pads from completely breaking down. You should also change them if they are 1-2 millimeters or they are less than 1/8 of an inch.

Are EBC Brakes good?

All products offered by EBC brakes are capable of great performance and they will certainly improve your driving experience and make you feel safer. Choosing the brake rotors or brake pads this company produces will reduce the amount of time you need to stop your vehicle and ensure that the braking process is quiet.