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Front OEM brake pads are good enough but back break pads are very weak.

I noticed my back brakes are weak after 3000km touring still good thickness left

They are very basic and don't have grooves.
I replaced back brakes with Bermbo Sinital. Dam good now better bite and shorter stopping distance but rear ABS kik in very off if you jam feeling its working.
 

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I also fell my rear break weak after 3000km. Can you please share the model of the break pads?
A part from that, I also feel my foot break pedal very low, specially when standing up. You guys have any idea if there is something that can address this problem?
Cheers
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EBC pads for G310 R

Hi there.

These pads are among the very best on the market:

https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/motorcycle/ktm/390-duke-4t/2015/56544

For the front you can use either the EPFA - Double HH or the Double HH, for the rear you can use the Double HH. All other pads listed will also fit but the Double HH series are the ultimate when it comes to stopping power.

The pads listed are for the KTM 390 Duke but are identical to those used on the BMW 310 R, this has been confirmed by EBC(I bought mine from a local dealer/official importer and general agent).

When it comes to the height of the rear pedal you can fit a pedal extender, this enlarges the 'platform' and also build 3mm's in height. You can also remove the foot peg rubbers as this in effect will lower your feet by 15mm's, by doing so the pedal will be in a normal position in relation to the brake pedal. I have done this to my own bike and it works great.

I was going to order the SW-Motech adjustable foot pegs to give me some more room on the bike but by removing the foot peg rubbers you achieve exactly the same lowering of 15mm's. It does not look as 'kewl' as the Motechs but I believe in function over form and it is free which is never a bad thing.

P.J.
 

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Hi there.

These pads are among the very best on the market:

https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/motorcycle/ktm/390-duke-4t/2015/56544

For the front you can use either the EPFA - Double HH or the Double HH, for the rear you can use the Double HH. All other pads listed will also fit but the Double HH series are the ultimate when it comes to stopping power.

The pads listed are for the KTM 390 Duke but are identical to those used on the BMW 310 R, this has been confirmed by EBC(I bought mine from a local dealer/official importer and general agent).

When it comes to the height of the rear pedal you can fit a pedal extender, this enlarges the 'platform' and also build 3mm's in height. You can also remove the foot peg rubbers as this in effect will lower your feet by 15mm's, by doing so the pedal will be in a normal position in relation to the brake pedal. I have done this to my own bike and it works great.

I was going to order the SW-Motech adjustable foot pegs to give me some more room on the bike but by removing the foot peg rubbers you achieve exactly the same lowering of 15mm's. It does not look as 'kewl' as the Motechs but I believe in function over form and it is free which is never a bad thing.

P.J.

thanks a lot P.J.
Will try the double H and also remove the foot pegs rubbers, as I bought a scooter for commute now and will leave the GS only for off road, so no worry with vibrations in the foot pegs.
Cheers
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thanks a lot P.J.
Will try the double H and also remove the foot pegs rubbers, as I bought a scooter for commute now and will leave the GS only for off road, so no worry with vibrations in the foot pegs.
Cheers
D
Your GS foot pegs might be different to those of the R so I'm not sure if it will give you a 15mm drop removing the rubbers. But do have a look, costs nothing . :)

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Hi there.

These pads are among the very best on the market:

https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/motorcycle/ktm/390-duke-4t/2015/56544

For the front you can use either the EPFA - Double HH or the Double HH, for the rear you can use the Double HH. All other pads listed will also fit but the Double HH series are the ultimate when it comes to stopping power.

The pads listed are for the KTM 390 Duke but are identical to those used on the BMW 310 R, this has been confirmed by EBC(I bought mine from a local dealer/official importer and general agent).

When it comes to the height of the rear pedal you can fit a pedal extender, this enlarges the 'platform' and also build 3mm's in height. You can also remove the foot peg rubbers as this in effect will lower your feet by 15mm's, by doing so the pedal will be in a normal position in relation to the brake pedal. I have done this to my own bike and it works great.

I was going to order the SW-Motech adjustable foot pegs to give me some more room on the bike but by removing the foot peg rubbers you achieve exactly the same lowering of 15mm's. It does not look as 'kewl' as the Motechs but I believe in function over form and it is free which is never a bad thing.

P.J.
I don't have good experience with EBC. I kind of hate them. in many of my bikes, the pads cracked for no reason. Why not go with Brembo? Galfter is also very good; not sure if they have pads for small gs though.
 

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I also fell my rear break weak after 3000km. Can you please share the model of the break pads?
A part from that, I also feel my foot break pedal very low, specially when standing up. You guys have any idea if there is something that can address this problem?
Cheers
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I replaced the Brembo Pads which I found very poor in braking performance.
I fitted Ferodo Eco front and rear, the difference is massive. The bike stops a lot better now.
Brembo does not always equal good performance obviously.
 

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I replaced the Brembo Pads which I found very poor in braking performance.
I fitted Ferodo Eco front and rear, the difference is massive. The bike stops a lot better now.
Brembo does not always equal good performance obviously.

theoretically, Brembo should have a better bite as they are sintered, as longs they were broken in properly. sometimes pads get contaminated or glazed. if my brakes do not perform well, I usually use sandpaper on the pads to remove the glazed surface.
 

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theoretically, Brembo should have a better bite as they are sintered, as longs they were broken in properly. sometimes pads get contaminated or glazed. if my brakes do not perform well, I usually use sandpaper on the pads to remove the glazed surface.
All I can add is that they now work very well, so I am happy :smile2:
 

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still, you are missing the point. Brembo sintered pads are superior. so either you have contaminated them or have not broken then in properly.
 

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In my experience sintered pads tend to wear out discs quicker and the performance of the 310 doesn't in my opinion warrant the use of sintered or HH pads. On my SRX 400 I used GG pads which were an excellent choice.
Sometimes you have to experiment to suit an individuals requirements.
 

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G310 R Stock front pads are sintered.

In my experience sintered pads tend to wear out discs quicker and the performance of the 310 doesn't in my opinion warrant the use of sintered or HH pads. On my SRX 400 I used GG pads which were an excellent choice.
Sometimes you have to experiment to suit an individuals requirements.
The stock front brake pads are sintered on the G310 R, the rears are organic.
All according to the owners manual.
P.J.
 

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That's correct, and concurring with the manual, if you look at the pads you'll see the "HH" marking on them.
Here's a picture of mine removed.
Yup, I am about to swap mine for a set of EBC EPFA HH pads for the front and EBC HH pads for the rear.
 

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its horses - for courses.
yep HH is a very good friction material, but in my own case I do a lot of local town type jouneys
and in my case for this, I prefer the EBC organic pads, they (imo) give a more gentle 'stop'.
[also a little kinder to the disks]
Don't get me wrong - when I go to the Isle of Man with the Triumph then its HH for a harder breaking experience.!
 

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I in general use HH in the front and organic or semi-sintered at the rear. I guess it all depends on how aggressively one rides. Sintered pads last longer.
 
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