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11-02-2017 04:39 PM
sangedegsx
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Originally Posted by ballmead View Post
HEL brake lines are awesome. I've run them on all my bikes over the years.
You're not missing out on anything.
ok thats good to hear, thanks for the reassurement!
11-02-2017 04:31 PM
ballmead
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Brake lines. The only available are HEL but they worked fine so far.


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HEL brake lines are awesome. I've run them on all my bikes over the years.
You're not missing out on anything.
11-01-2017 11:03 PM
sangedegsx
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Better brand of MC or brake lines?


Brake lines. The only available are HEL but they worked fine so far.


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11-01-2017 11:02 PM
ballmead
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Originally Posted by sangedegsx View Post
It happened to me.

The brake lines didnít fail but they sponged up. The lever went all the way down and I had no brakes. After they cooled they worked again. It was an unusually hot day and after a few sessions my lever felt like mashed potatoes.

Wasnít my first track day so donít think it was air in the system since I would have felt it before. Wasnít a leaking caliper.

I got a new brembo 19rcs master and HEL brake lines. Only ones available for the abs. Wish there a better brand out.


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Better brand of MC or brake lines?
11-01-2017 12:13 PM
sangedegsx
Living With A Suzuki GSX-S1000 For 6 Days

It happened to me.

The brake lines didnít fail but they sponged up. The lever went all the way down and I had no brakes. After they cooled they worked again. It was an unusually hot day and after a few sessions my lever felt like mashed potatoes.

Wasnít my first track day so donít think it was air in the system since I would have felt it before. Wasnít a leaking caliper.

I got a new brembo 19rcs master and HEL brake lines. Only ones available for the abs. Wish there a better brand out.


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09-10-2017 01:31 AM
Jeffro Actually - I have noticed sometimes after getting onto the bike (after a break of at least few days) the lever feels like it has air in the system but pump the lever a couple times and it's back to a normal hard lever.
I intend to bleed it and see if this goes away.
Jeffro
08-18-2017 12:46 AM
mcm
Think you are right

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Originally Posted by Joe Garfield View Post
There is a post in another thread about a recall for leaking Brembo calipers. I wonder if it's related to the failed brakes mentioned above. I seriously doubt it has anything to do with using rubber brake lines, and think it's more likely related to fluid boiling if not the recall.
the recall was one week after purchase & my serial # wasn't included, yet once in a while after parking for a couple of hours (mostly in the summer) and getting back on it the lever would have no pressure. Pump it a few times and back to normal.

Have bled the line a few times with new fluid, since then its been ok. Some times it's a bit spongyer than others, do pump them a bit when at a light (its a habit just to make sure).

They do always work well in all situations.

Any info in this regard is much appreciated ( perhaps some thing else that can be done?)

best regards
08-17-2017 11:03 PM
Jeffro Good report and review, thanks for sharing
Jeffro
04-25-2017 05:11 PM
Beaker True
but normally with air in the system the brakes are spongy all the time.
As we don't have all the facts I guess we will never know and all will be conjecture
04-24-2017 07:36 PM
sangedegsx
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Maybe he knocked his brake pads back or maybe it was oil from his leaky fork seal. I don't hold much credence to that bit of his report either.
even factory bikes are known to have air in the brake system...
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