better brakes

vik anderson eeeeek at
Thu Sep 25 12:25:20 PDT 2008


On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at>wrote:

> A long time ago there was a conversation about having better brakes, and I
> was told that I didn't know good because I had never felt it.
> Well the '03 750 front end had better stopping power, but only
> incrementally so and certainly wasn't an eye opener.
> Last week I rode a friend's 2006 GSXR1000 and *THAT* was some better
> brakes.  I grabbed them lightly in the paddock and did a full on stoppie.  I
> was worried they might be too grabby on the track, but at speed they were
> incremental and *sweet*.  170mph down Thunderhill's front straight and I
> felt better entering turn 1 on the GSXR1000 than I ever did on either sv650.
>  My god those brakes were nice.
> The pads were Vesrah SRJL, which I have already acquired.   Is there
> anything else about the '06 brakes I might want to find?  Can I just swap
> these onto my '03 front end?  Pretty please?
> --
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM


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