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Re: [ST] rear brake sensitivity question

> With the standard brake pads that my '01 ST had when it was
> still new (last March :-)) the rear brake is rather useless.

I've tried the OE pads and EBC HH.
The EBCs are marginally better but the OE pads are just fine.

I've fettled quite a few STs where owners have been complaining about poor
brake performance and without fail the problem has been chain lube
contaminating the disc and pads. In every case, removing the pads, cleaning
them and the disc with brake cleaner (clean the pistons while you're in
there) resulted in a decent functional brake. Regular fluid changes probably
don't hurt either, at least once a year if you do a lot of miles.

Martin (Howlin' Dawg) Fay

'06 BMW K1200S
'04 Triumph Sprint ST
'00 Moto Guzzi California EV Touring
'75 Honda GL1000 Goldwing

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