Talks about Hayes on 15:00. Super spot on. Listen to him guys.
You do understand that progressivenes and biteness are properties of pads and not calipers ?I imagine he loves that they're progressive? I for one like the initial bite of the brembos. I'm not at that level where i experience the brake fade issue. From what I've read on here the remedy is the brembo MC or a good aftermarket MC? However, I DO remember the brakes on the 2020 when I did Levels 3 & 4 with CSS. I remember the brakes, no strong initial bite but when they did grab, holy crap I was pleasantly surprised by how fast I was able to slow down. Almost literally parked the bike mid corner lol. I imagine that's what a lot of guys who like Hayes brakes like about them.
Biteness is mainly property of pads and brake discs material. Since we all run steel discs, we can only change pads. If you have a chance try SBS DS-1 compound or EBC HH gpfax. These 2 provide a lot of initial bite when warm.Actually, to be honest I didn't understand that, I thought it was a function of the master cylinder and the calipers themselves. Thanks for educating me, I'm being serious, I didn't know.
You keep repeating this oversimplification. Claiming calipers don't matter is insane. If that were true, try putting some modern pads on a 1985 Ninja and see how your 100 to 0 distance compares. Or try some single piston calipers.Put right pads in and you would have desired properties in any calipers.
I always assume one installs correct ratio between MC bore diameter and pistons size. This doesn't change the bite tho, progressive pads won't bite as quick as pads with strong initial bite even if ratio skewed towards MC.You keep repeating this oversimplification. Claiming calipers don't matter is insane. If that were true, try putting some modern pads on a 1985 Ninja and see how your 100 to 0 distance compares. Or try some single piston calipers.
I also sent an email to the tech department at StopTech to see what they have to say, too many random internet opinions not based on science or engineering expertise