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Hey all,
Has anyone tried to make their rear brake respond/bite a little faster when braking. Did a refresher course last week, noticed it more than usual at low speed, mushy but ok. My instructor drove her and said same thing.
Looking at different pads etc.
Asked brake guy about it, said its a preset unit etc.
I 'll yank that rotor out and have a look see.
hope everyone's doin ok.
 

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My opinion.,

Large bike, wide tyre, small disc, small pads. It is just not meant to stop the bike, just slow here down a little. Hone the disc, better pads maybe help a little. If is that important you could lengthen the linkage arms. But then again, rear wheel lock ups are no fun.

Enjoy Your Ride ( I do )
 

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Changed fluid last week. Ran my hand along brake line as I had buddy press brake few times, could definitely feel pressure through line in 3-4 in span, no leak.
Im getting a steel line to replace stock, did this on another bike, big diff, expect/hope same here. Shouldnt take long to do, will check pads and rotor too.
I agree about 1 disc in the rear slowing more than stopping, just hoping for a crisper response. I'll post when I get it done.
 

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My rear brake pedal was really hard to push because lack of greese at pivot point, so i installed a greese nipple now im able to greese it, or you can disassemble it and lube the shaft as needed

I have locked up my rear wheel a few times it's very scarry
 

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