Naah... Maybe Honda (or Nissin) used a different oem brake pad production method or facility since 2020?
Difference between the stock pads and the Brembo's is just too big to be justified by what I'm used to.
btw, I took a picture of my stock pads. Does the wear on the left pad seem...
After riding my wife's Z650, I decided to try different rear brake pads.
Ordered a set of Brembo 07HO53SP.
Swapped them today, the stock ones appear to be Nissin NKX20FF (so I was wrong stating they were Brembo Blue Ceramics).
Test rode the bike with the Red Brembo's and after a...
My wife rides a Z650 an my son a Versys 650.
No real complaints about reliability.
They just need good oil and the lectrical connectors used are not really waterproof,
but once you know that, cleaning those connectors and making them a little more water resistant with vaseline
once or twice a...
It's just part of the break in process.
Find an empty parking lot,
(1) accelerate to 50km/h, brake with rear brake only until stopped.
Make a lap round the parking lot to allow disk and pads to cool and repeat (1)...
In the whole process, do not drag the brake, the heat generated is no good...
I've spent more than two years looking for the perfect bike for me, I have a back problem that requires a specific riding position.
This is my nineth bike but only the second one I bought brand new. Had enough years to save up for this one...