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Old 12-11-2008, 05:20 PM   #21
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Patrick and his guys don't run Vesrah's. It's nothing against Motorcycles Unlimited, I've spent thousands and thousands there with great results. But for brake pads, it's Vesrah.
While we don't run the Vesrahs on our bikes, we do sell them.

Both are really good pads, it just depends on personal preference IMO.
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Old 12-14-2008, 05:48 PM   #22
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Blah blah....who needs brakes just drag your feet!! jk. I used EBC all last year and they stopped well for me but they wore pretty fast.
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:57 AM   #23
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I was giving a set of the EBC EPFA's by Sunny to try out. They feel and wear very similar to the Vesrah SRJL's. They're excellent pads. I've only done a few trackdays on them and they are still on my bike. The only problem I see so far is they're about as costly as the Vesrahs.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:06 AM   #24
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I was giving a set of the EBC EPFA's by Sunny to try out. They feel and wear very similar to the Vesrah SRJL's. They're excellent pads. I've only done a few trackdays on them and they are still on my bike. The only problem I see so far is they're about as costly as the Vesrahs.

Around $150ish?

I wonder how many trackdays those are good for.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:26 AM   #25
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I think so Billy, but you'll have to ask Sunny or Patrick about the exact cost.
Probably last all year doing many trackdays.
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:29 PM   #26
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I think so Billy, but you'll have to ask Sunny or Patrick about the exact cost.
Probably last all year doing many trackdays.
How have you been whoop?Haven't see you in a quite a while.
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Old 12-16-2008, 06:53 PM   #27
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just talked to Motorcycles Unlimited last sat wbout brake pads for my race bike and they have the EPFA's for about 150 a set...compared to the GFA's 75 a set. Just a heads up![/QUOT]

Sweet but what is the major difference between the two, just straight up quality and stopping power, more feel, etc ? What am I getting for the extra 75.00?
The SRJL's last quite a bit longer than the RJL's so the price difference is somewhat offset.
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Old 12-17-2008, 08:08 PM   #28
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sorry timme', i was referring to dean laden....and not calling him or anybody else slow....just saying it would be more cost effective for the other pad. the epfa's will require harder braking for them to work properly. i notice if i'm not hard on the brakes, they are only equivalent to the GFA's. it's when you grab a handful of brakes is when you can really feel the bite of the pads.

either route you go with, you won't be disappointed. the vesrah's are GREAT pads as well.
No worries bro, I am slow Thanks for the info on the pads, I appreciate all the info you can get! Really helps to make a decision!

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what types are these ? looking to start ordering parts to get the motards ready going to try these pads you guys are raving about

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I too am trying to decide what pads to run next year and this thread is interesting.

Nobody's mentioned Galfer, Do they suck?

The EPFA's replace the GFA's, as in EBC doesn't make GFA's any more, Right?

I found this published info about Vesrah pads to add to the confusion.

Vesrah has five different kinds of high performance racing brake pads The characteristics of five high performance pads are:
(a)superior stopping power without fade, (b)good initial bite with low lever effort,(c) very low bed-in time, and (d) no warping of back plate. Besides, you won't need to change brake pads for endurance races over 8 hours.
If you have problems with braking, such as less stopping power, quick wearing, etc; please try Vesrah High Performance Brake Pads at your next race or track day.

RJL
harder backing plate
more initital bite
no bedding in required

SRJL 17
has linear feel
more you pull lever, the more bite

SRJL X
same material as SRJL 17
but thicker by 1 mm

SRJL 8
progressive feel
initial bite but more torque as time increases

SRJL XX
slightly less initial bite than 17
slight progressive feel
more power
no fade
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