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Old 11-21-2012, 11:48 AM   #41
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Bikes have rear breaks?
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:11 PM   #42
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Why on earth would you want your rear wheel to lock when you push your brake in . Ouch .😰


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Old 11-21-2012, 05:37 PM   #43
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yes.
How you do that on 2008 model?
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:06 PM   #44
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The size of the rotor is only related to the total braking force insomuch as a larger rotor is required to dissipate the increased heat from a more effective caliper/pad. On its own, increased swept area doesn't create more braking force.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:07 PM   #45
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Bikes have rear breaks?
If you have a get-off, sure, probably.
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:59 AM   #46
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Long time... Just to post an update: basically I was worrying for no reason, the rear brake is designed to be like that, not providing much braking power. There was no mechanical issue at all.
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:53 AM   #47
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I love the stock front brakes.

But only using my 08 as a track bike, I'd like to think I'd have some more rear brake should something happen to the fronts...

I tried it for giggles and I got more braking with engine braking than I did with the rear brakes!
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:17 AM   #48
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I love the stock front brakes.

But only using my 08 as a track bike, I'd like to think I'd have some more rear brake should something happen to the fronts...

I tried it for giggles and I got more braking with engine braking than I did with the rear brakes!
Of course! And you should downshift and engine brake all the time.

If something happens to your front breaks - well, what if something happens to your engine, would you like to lag around a spare engine? ; ) The CBR is very lightweight and very well designed. For the track. And if you have any mechanical problem you are usually off the track very quickly, yes? ; )
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