Floating front rotor?

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2/10/2018 9:24 AM

Hey all, it seems like more teams are running floating front rotors these days. I get the slight reliabilty factor after taking small hits, but other than that is there any advantage to them for the just for fun vet racer? Thanks!

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2/10/2018 11:06 AM

Floating rotor makes the front brake feel more progressive to me. It doesn’t bite and lock up as easy. I can grab it harder without front wheel traction loss.

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2/10/2018 1:19 PM

I used one about a decade back on an 06 CRF450r. It does have a different feel to it vs. the standard frt. rotor. It felt less grabby with a more subtle feel as the brake lever was pulled in.

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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

2/10/2018 1:32 PM

Ok, cool. Will probably just go with another solid rotor, liking the stock feel.Thanks for the replies!

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