Does anyone know enough about the rear brake recall procedure and whether that work can impact the front brakes? After the service I now have to pump the hand brake for it to work. Dealer says there is no way what they did could have impacted the front brakes.
The earliest reference I can find to Rocket III models with ABS brakes are the 2011 Roadster and Touring models. I see that reference in the BikeBandit.com OEM parts lists and diagrams. Anyone know of earlier Rocket III model years with ABS? I ask because I've seen a few earlier Rocket III...
Ever wonder would a Rocket beat a Hayabusa in a braking contest?
And what about against a Hayabusa with €1000 Brembo brake upgrade?
The factory brakes on the gen 1 ('99-'07) Hayabusas are shockingly bad.
So the front brakes on the Busa were upgraded to basically Brembo everything (except the...
I've been playing !
I've fitted a pair of Pretech six pot calipers to the front on the Artrax disc's, and a stock front L/H caliper on an EBC cast Iron rear disc.
The Pretech calipers have 12% less piston area than the stock 4 pot Calipers, but 14% more pad area.
M/C has only 15,000 miles, rear brakes were very worn, replaced pads, freed up caliper which was not "floating", changed fluid(believe original), bled brakes.....took bike for a ride and heat cycled pads, seemed as though brakes were up to snuff. Did not notice any pedal pulsation at all...
My 2007 Classic has the case of the hot rear brakes. I mean piping hot after a short ride. Took the caliper off and made sure there was play in the guide peg. Re-torqued everything and went back out. Same problem. If I lift the bike the wheel seems to spin easy.
If I was going downhill on...
Bike sat for a bit over winter and I had to hook it to the tender to jump it. First ride out I had zero rear brake unless I pumped it several times. I bled the rear and in doing so noticed that pressing the rear brake didn’t even activate the brake light, whereas the...
as I bled the brakes ( front only as I do use the rear so sparingly ) I could not get the crisp bite on the pads as I am used to feel before so i followed all the advises given to me from more mechanically inclined members yet still no joy next step was to buy a new set of pads the...
no matter what i do I am not getting the braking power I should feel from the front. I followed religiously all the advices on how to bleed the lines and
I had the shop bleed the ABS last week and I bled the lines again got some bubbles out but the lever still travel all the way to the...
So I took the beast out today (RIII Roadster 2010) after a long winter. Before even leaving the driveway I notice my rear brake pedal goes all the way down without any resistance. Clank.
Not Spongy, not intermittent - nothing.
Brakes were fine last time I rode a few months ago.
No fluid on the...
am running standard brake calipers & standard rotors.
don't know wether i'm repeating myself here but have had some concerns with the front brakes !!
new master cylinder rubbers
tried shimming under the heel of the brake lever ( new it was too much when the brake...
I need a little help on this one . .
I recently changed out the rear pads on my 2014 R3T . . no big deal. Soon after that my ABS light started coming on a few miles into the ride. Could squeezing the pucks back in have caused an issue with the ABS? Anyone else had an issue?
having trouble with my rear brakes . My brake petal bottoms out the first time I step on them and even if I pump them up there still weak. My fluid level is good and I bled them. Pads are ok just seems like the plunger is bad.
Bought a 2015 R3T new old stock a few days over 2 months ago. I've put 4000 miles on it and all the sudden it's developed a rear brake squeal. I've seen some other posts about this around 20K but not at this few of miles. Has anyone else experienced this on their bike?
I'm new to the R3. I've a '13 touring ABS model I recently purchased w/about 8,000 miles on her. While braking the front pulses badly. I think it is heat spots on the rotors. OEM rotors are about $600 a set. I'm not cool w/$600 every 8K miles.
Anyone suggest aftermarket rotors for the bike? I'm...
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