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Any suggestions for pads?

How are the EBC HH Sintered rated for BMW?

I used to use them on my D675.

I know these bikes come stock with the brembo pads, but many they're pricey.
 

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I have always used Brembo pads on all my Beemers.:) I thought they were sintered pads. Brembo pads always last a long time for me. Changed tires yesterday on new 2012 R1200R. 10,100 miles or 16,275 kilometers. Front pads still had 4mm+ remaining. Isn't about 5mm thickness new? Rear was hardly worn at all. Do you use engine braking? Don't know about EBC HH pads for our bikes.:confused: Reviews look good. $62 vs $93 They are cheaper!
Write us a review with pictures after 10K miles, please.
 

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How are the EBC HH Sintered rated for BMW?
I LOVE them . SO much better than the original Brembo Organic. I had issues with inconsistent brake feedback just on the street with the Brembo Organic. Just before I went out for my first track event, I decided to get some quality pads on there. I know Brembo makes sintered pads, but I've had great experience with EBC products on my vehicles so I thought I'd give it a shot with the bike. EBC Double H Sintered Pads were also nearly half the price of Brembo Sintered.

They are FANTASTIC. Very confident braking at the track, smooth, linear, aggressive bite. No fading what-so ever. The pads behave the very same on the street, even in the rain. I don't know how well they will do in ambient temperatures of <55*F, so I'll find out this winter. I've only had my pads during this summer, with temps between 55*f and 105*f. Initial cold bite is just as good, although I'll say it's slightly better, than Brembo Organic pads. Where the EBC brakes really shine is in consistent feeling/feedback, zero fading, affordable price, and when they warm up, they bite harder than the Brembo organic ever would/could. I've put over 3k street miles and one track day on mine and would HIGHLY recommend them to other R1200R owners. Definitely give the pads enough time to bed in. Don't be rash to judge them until after you got some stopping miles on them.

I did both front calipers and rear caliper on OEM rotors. Again, I think it's a perfect pad for street/track tame/playful riding. The Brembo Sintered pads may be better, however aftering using the EBCs, I can't see how much better they could possibly be. Then you have to ask yourself, is the improvement worth the additional cost? EBCs are a great bang for buck without compromising quality/performance for cash.

link to product site I purchased from:
http://www.bikebandit.com/ebc-sintered-double-h-brake-pads
 

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Regular BT-023s 1,000 miles on them, and so far, they are great! Rode in rain all day in mountains, and 4 hours expressway going & coming. No complaints. 1/8 inch chicken strips on the left side, & 1/4 inch on the right side. Cluck-Cluck. They grip well enough.
 

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Not to revive a dead thread, but the resources (even 2.5 year old ones) are invaluable. After a couple searches I bought EBC HH Sintered shipped for $100. I probably have a couple more months of use, but this way I'll have them as mine continue to wear out.
 

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OK, hopefully someone is still subscribing to this thread. I just checked with Bike Bandit for "EBC Double H Sintered Pads" and they came back @ $33.95 vs $107.00 for OEM from MaxBMW. Just too good to be true. Ride is R1200r 2011 Classic.
Let me know if anyone else has used. Reviews on Bike Bandit and MC Superstore are favorable with a 4.77 out of 5 liking.
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Brake Pads

Hey Tony. How's it going? Where have you been roaming lately?
You got a $ deal on the pads. Sounds great.
I got a package set from Beemer Boneyard.
FRONT: Carbone Lorraine Brake Pads 2960A3
$74 Carbone Lorraine for both sides of the front
Bit more noise than the OEM set, but they're wearing OK.
 

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Will check 'em out, thanks;
 
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