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#143475 - 11/05/18 09:35 PM Brake Disc time
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Rec'n should've replaced discs before now. Looking quite shabby. Back's worst for wear but I can lock the wheel with that, the front's not so badly'ish worn, but more of an ornament.

Only got 26,300 km's recorded, likely porkies eh. Had 18,000 km's when I got it 5 years ago, according to mot's it had only done 1500km's in the previous 3 years. 'Tis 23 year old now.

What's normal life of discs for a Serow used 25/75 off/on road

EBC list them on their website so not a problem, 150 should sort that with new pads.
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#143476 - 11/05/18 10:04 PM Re: Brake Disc time [Re: Paul49]
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Hi Paul,

I usually get about 50,000 miles out of a front disc, when used for gentle commuting use but this drops to nearer 30,000 miles when doing heavy traffic commuting, all stop start and reacting to poor traffic.

I use EBC pads and discs for all replacements.

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#143477 - 11/05/18 10:09 PM Re: Brake Disc time [Re: Reggie]
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Thanks Reggie. Likely my bike may have done more than the recorded miles then, the discs are wearing faster than the pads.
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#143482 - 11/06/18 04:31 PM Re: Brake Disc time [Re: Paul49]
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Some of the more aggressive pads are known to do that... wear the disk faster than the pad.
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#143485 - 11/06/18 04:59 PM Re: Brake Disc time [Re: Paul49]
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Yes, I'm thinking the PO might have fitted HH in the rear.
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