Originally Posted by JonnyCash
How do you feel about the drum front brake paired with that engine? I ride a 100s/5, and sure wouldn't want to be with anything less than the disk front end that I have. Yours is certainly an awful lot purdier than mine though.
Properly set up and adjusted, they're actually about the same effectiveness as the single disc. Not as powerful as a double disc brake... Just have to be a little more careful/alert but it's not bad. I wanted the drum front because I like the way it looks. After 3k miles, I can say I'm used to it and it bites pretty well...
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