I wore out the oem pads up front in 8K riding 80% in town. I changed them out with 1/16" left of the wear lines so, there was some life left. I used them hard though, riding off road on muddy roads in the rain with lots of gear up and down switch backs.
I'm trying the DP pads that TPI sells. I haven't used them long enough to give a real review but, so far so good. They don't spit black bust out like the stockers so, I guess they are harder? I have not ridden in the rain yet but, the dry grip has been very good. Not as loud as some EBC HH pads I've tried on other bikes.
Usually the stock oem is best though, I like stock pads on my FJR. So, are the DP pads going to kill my rotor or what?