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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-31-2019, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
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Question Brake Pad Suggestions.

Looking through different options that are supposed to be a fit, although some have different mounting points (ears).


First time doing this on a bike, but it looks enough like my truck.


Any specific suggestions for a 650?

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Last three sets of pads on my 1100 I've used EBC Double H pads. I get 20k plus miles on them. Works great without any issues. Here's the same ones for your bike.

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It's probably more affordable in the US, but here in Canada they want $40 per set for my 1100 (that's 2 for the front and 1 for the back). I was a little hesitant to spend $120 for brake pads so I went to eBay to see what I could find. Got a complete set for $26. They work fine and even if they only last a year, I figure I'm still ahead of the game over the ones at my local dealer.

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