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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-20-2013, 02:32 PM Thread Starter
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Brakes on a Voyager.

How many miles has everyone been getting on brake pads? I have 19000 on mine and they are wore way down. The front is starting to growl pretty good.

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40,000 and still have the OEM pads. There are very few stops where I ride and I ride "the pace" so I don't do a lot of braking for the curves.

Sold my 2000 GMC truck with 180,000 miles and it had 50% of the pad left on the OEM brakes.

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This is one of those things like tires and MPG. Can vary greatly depending on how and where you ride. Dofferent bike, but I had 80k on my rear brake on my 800b before I changed it, dram brake. I only changed it then hoping to get a better brake, ended up being a stuck cable.
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