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Old 08-07-2010, 03:54 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by DrAwkwArD View Post
My 2008 needed rears after about 3500 miles. I use the rear every time I brake almost. Also use it on the track. I guess that's more than average use for a rear brake.
you are using your rear brakes too much. bottom line. your front brakes provide most of your stopping power. if you are that hard on your rear brakes, don't be surprised if one day your rear end steps out from underneath you.
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:28 PM   #22
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hmm I use both the front and rear break almost every stop and my 07 cbr seems just fine. They feel just like new and that's also with track days on them too.
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Old 08-09-2010, 07:23 PM   #24
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I think I replaced my rear 1x in 62k mi

And my bike had linked brakes, so whenever I touched the ft brakes, the rears engaged
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