Brake Pads

Discussion in 'General' started by lateapexer, May 20, 2019.

  1. lateapexer

    lateapexer Well-Known Member

    So I’ve tried almost every top brand but there’s always something new coming out. What’s everyone’s favorite racing brake pads these days?
  2. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

  3. dobr24

    dobr24 Well-Known Member

    Vesrah RJL-ZZ or XX's are hard to beat. I've run the EBC's too but didn't feel much with them. I ran Ferodo pads with my Axis rotors and loved them but they were harder to find than Vesrah so when I got rid of the bike with the cast iron rotors I went to Vesrah.
  4. metricdevilmoto

    metricdevilmoto Just forking around

    SBS. They have a variety of friction compounds to suit whatever performance or feel you need. DS (dual sintered), DC (dual carbon), and RS (sintered). The DC and RS pads will set you back less than $100 for a set and the DS are about double that.
  5. busa99

    busa99 Well-Known Member

    This.... I love the progressive feel of the RS but they wear fast. The DC have a little more bite and last longer.
  6. TX Joose

    TX Joose Well-Known Member

    Brembo z04.

    Turns you into Marquez
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  7. kman0066

    kman0066 Well-Known Member

    I stick to the EBC GPFAX pads for all my race bikes, strong and incredibly consistent.
  8. Bruce

    Bruce Tuck & Roll

    Vesrah XX here
  9. Kurlon

    Kurlon Well-Known Member

    Goldfren S3 on my Suzuki Savage.
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  11. TurboBlew

    TurboBlew Registers Abusers

    rotella!!! :)
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  12. stangmx13

    stangmx13 Well-Known Member

    Vesrah XX. used to run SBS DC, but like the XXs better for the extra power.
  13. lateapexer

    lateapexer Well-Known Member

    I’ve tried the vesrahs and they are indeed awesome. I’m currently running the Brembo carbons and they are epic, just hard to get. Thanks for the input. I’ll give sbs a try again. I’ve also heard great things about a certain galfer pad but unsure of the compound. Huey mentioned them a while back..
  14. noles19

    noles19 Well-Known Member

    I just switched to the sbs dual carbon and loved them after getting use to them. You have to bed them correctly, but they are amazing once you do.
  15. Blue Junk

    Blue Junk Well-Known Member

    Likely the 1303.
  16. Gino230

    Gino230 Well-Known Member

    The SBS Dual Sinter are awesome. They are progressive, low initial bite which I like, and they last forever. Downside- they are very expensive.
  17. Banditracer

    Banditracer Dogs - because people suck

    I always liked them, my biggest complaint was they're dirty, lots of dust.

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