Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

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Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

Post by patbrandon1 »

Looking to replace my brake pads (1987 Honda Goldwing GL1200 Interstate) while I have the tires off to change.

I am interested in what pads you have used, what ones are your favorite, and why you liked em.

If you had some you disliked, I'd like to know about them too.


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Re: Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

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I owned my '85 Aspencade from '95 until June '19, I tried some aftermarket, EBC, etc …. best was Honda OEM. Better stopping, better bite, no bluing my rotors either. Enough better that I removed the EBCs with just a couple thousand miles and put away in case of emergency, like if I found I needed pads tonight for a trip tomorrow. Lesson learned.
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Re: Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

Post by WingAdmin »

I've tried several different manufacturers over the years. EBC are cheap and work well, but they create a LOT of dust, and don't last long.

After years of trying, I use only Honda OEM. They last the longest, create the least amount of dust, and are extremely resistant to fade. I haven't found any better.

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