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Will probably install Goldfren S33 front and rear when I wear out stock rear tyre.

Is there any special process to bleeding these brakes? Its the first ABS bike Ive owned.
I just use a clear meter piece of plastic hose that goes over the bleed nipple, (firm fit) and do the method of squeeze brake, loosen bleed nut for a split second to let oil through then close off bleed nut, release brake, pull leaver in again, loosen bleed nut tighten then release brake leaver. Standard way, and just watch for air bubbles, don't run the reservoir dry as then it will become a problem to get the air out from the ABS system.
 

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I just use a clear meter piece of plastic hose that goes over the bleed nipple, (firm fit) and do the method of squeeze brake, loosen bleed nut for a split second to let oil through then close off bleed nut, release brake, pull leaver in again, loosen bleed nut tighten then release brake leaver. Standard way, and just watch for air bubbles, don't run the reservoir dry as then it will become a problem to get the air out from the ABS system.
Yep, standard way.
Ive been using the little bottle contraption with the magnet for a few years now
 

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I just use a clear meter piece of plastic hose that goes over the bleed nipple, (firm fit) and do the method of squeeze brake, loosen bleed nut for a split second to let oil through then close off bleed nut, release brake, pull leaver in again, loosen bleed nut tighten then release brake leaver. Standard way, and just watch for air bubbles, don't run the reservoir dry as then it will become a problem to get the air out from the ABS system.
I’ve change all the brake lines, so there was lots of air to deal with. Did that technique and it went great. To be perfect I should have make the abs to pulse then bleed it again. But i don’t feel it is necessary right now.
 

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I've been using Galfer disc and pads for years on different bikes so I was pleased to find Galfer disc fitted as standard, but I have upgraded to the powerparts Galfer wavey disc and fitted Galfer sintered pads as well.
 

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Just ordered the EBC FA244HH from Revzilla, will report back!
You won’t be disappointed hombre.

Hey I finally rode Sunday wt a fella wt a modded 790D, but it wasn’t you.
Drop me a note when you want to ride out East.
 

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You won’t be disappointed hombre.

Hey I finally rode Sunday wt a fella wt a modded 790D, but it wasn’t you.
Drop me a note when you want to ride out East.
You got it! Was his name Steve?
 

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Took a short 20 minute ride to bed in the new pads, and wow it is a substantial difference. Not as good as a set of brembos of course but engaging the ABS is not a problem now! Once they got warm they got a lot better too, can't wait to try them at the track next week.
 

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This last weekend I did two track days. 2.3km, 19 turns, 5 straights (2 main). Every session I came back to the pits and told my wife "holy crap these EPFA's are awesome", I'm pretty sure she got tired of hearing it before the first day was up. I could pass some sport bikes when they braked at the end of a straight, load up the front brakes hard and downshift as I'm lifting from my seat, then trail off to the first apex in the complex. Two fingers to drop the anchor, the pads didn't care about cold/hot and they'd do it consistently multiple times every lap. So dang good.
 

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This last weekend I did two track days. 2.3km, 19 turns, 5 straights (2 main). Every session I came back to the pits and told my wife "holy crap these EPFA's are awesome", I'm pretty sure she got tired of hearing it before the first day was up. I could pass some sport bikes when they braked at the end of a straight, load up the front brakes hard and downshift as I'm lifting from my seat, then trail off to the first apex in the complex. Two fingers to drop the anchor, the pads didn't care about cold/hot and they'd do it consistently multiple times every lap. So dang good.
Ill have to try those next time
 
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