Brake rotor friction

Erik Weber yoober at
Sat Jun 23 18:35:37 PDT 2007

Well, that makes me feel slightly better. :) But it bothers me that
all I did was take the wheels off and have new tires mounted and they
got worse. I was wondering if something could stop them from releasing

On 6/23/07, Ernest Montague <afm199 at> wrote:
> dunno but they are scrapy ass loud pads for sure.
> On Jun 23, 2007, at 4:52 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
> > I have a 2001 SV650S. I have the RJLs on the front, and they are
> > probably thicker than normal, so I never thought too much about the
> > fact that they scrape a little on the rotors and there is some sound
> > there (with no brake lever pressure). Since the bike will still do
> > around 130 I figured how much could it matter and it keeps the rotors
> > clean. :) Today I had the wheels off and now after I have put them
> > back on, they are scraping a lot more, to the point where when I'm
> > coasting someone is going to notice it. I did some laps and it was OK
> > but what is wrong?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Erik
> >

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