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Rear brake

Post by Barrel » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:55 pm


Some are commenting on the weakness of rear brake. I thought it exceptionally weak too. Almost to point of being a safety issue.
Interested to hear more opinions on it, good or bad, and any solutions or does it significantly improve once bedded in?
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Re: Rear brake

Post by Barrel » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:58 pm


I thought front brakes excellent. No issues for me there :)
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Re: Rear brake

Post by Vmatti » Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:44 pm


It's so rarely when needed to use rear brake
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Re: Rear brake

Post by Fred » Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:02 pm


Like i said in another topic, never ridden with such bad rear break. I have tried to break has hard as possible (just for trying) but blocking is impossible if you want.
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Re: Rear brake

Post by cOoTeR » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:05 pm


I don't think it's a safety issue. The rear brake doesn't do a lot for stopping especially on a sport type bike. I think the lack of feeling is due to the abs system.

I think part of my issue is from racing supermoto I'm used to using A LOT of rear brake. So when I hit the brake to see how it feels I'm expecting a lot.
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Re: Rear brake

Post by vcyclenut » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:14 pm


I don't use a lot of rear brake but I didn't notice anything weird with it
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Re: Rear brake

Post by cOoTeR » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:40 pm


vcyclenut wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:14 pm
I don't use a lot of rear brake but I didn't notice anything weird with it
I normally use both. But every bike I get I check how the rear brake feels when pressed by itself so I know how it feels and how much pressure is needed to get it working. Most bikes it doesn't take a lot to get it to slow you down a noticeable amount. The rear on the H2 SX SE feels like it had air in the line. At first i thought it might be because its a linked system but it's not as far as I can tell.
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Re: Rear brake

Post by Pioneer » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:21 am


Initially thought the brakes weren’t what I expected, the front is now working well since bedding in but rear not what I’d like it to be.
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Re: Rear brake

Post by vcyclenut » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:22 am


hmmm ill have to pay more attention,
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Re: Rear brake

Post by Lentz » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:30 pm


Put in a smaller rear master cylinder and that will do the trick. Unfortunately I've only had to do that on European stuff and I'm not sure what will fit on this bike (will have mine Sat). If you can't find one small enough on a street bike, look on a trials bike. It may be trial and error to find something good. This shouldn't affect the abs because that's based on wheel speed. It could potentially affect the cornering algorithm.
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