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post #1 of 5 Old 10-22-2017, 07:29 AM Thread Starter
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PFM Brakes. anyone tried?

Although I`ve only had my bike for 2 months, I am always keen to modify so I started off with decat/slip on/K&N and remap.
Next is the brakes, I think the brakes are extremely good from stock (apart from the rear)
As I`ve started getting more and more used to the bike I`m realising that there are limitations to the standard brakes and they do lack a certain amount of feel.
I have discussed this with a company on the Isle of man who manufacture their own systems and recommended a few different options.
I`ve decided to go for the full system change out and just wondered if any of you guys had heard of people using PFM and if so what are their thoughts?
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-22-2017, 08:03 AM
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PFM make great products and may not be well known outside of the TT, British and European racing circles, Michael Dunlop runs with this kit on his bikes for road racing, nuff said. Their brake disks have a unique quick change design that allows a quick swap out the disk without removal of the carrier from the wheel. Rumor has it that Brembo offered PFM a large sum of money to acquire this patent but were turned down.

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Yes that last part is true because they have the patent on the circlip fixing arrangement.
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I have PFM iron front discs on my '07, they seem to work well and look great. According to my trusty spreadsheet, they were only 58 grams lighter than standard, though.


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I have PFM brakes and rotors on both my 10R and 12R. The rotor swap deal is trick. I keep iron rotors and SS rotors on hand for whatever the days riding calls for. Quick swap out and on my way
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