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Improving the Performance of your Harley Motorcycle

Brake Pad Bed-In Instructions

When installing new brake pads on your Harley or other motorcycle it is important to perform a "bed-in" procedure for the first 100-200 miles for proper break in. The below video describes the bed-in process to get the most out of your performance brake pads.

Harley sintered brake pads Harley organic brake pads
Hawk Performance Sintered Metallic disc brake pads offer world-class braking performance for sport and heavy motorcycles. This product line combines the quality and fitment of Original Equipment with unsurpassed stopping power and quiet braking performance. In wet or dry braking conditions nothing beats Hawk's Sintered Metallic performance.


• Superior stopping power

• HH+ rated friction material, highest in the industry

• Smooth, progressive engagement

• Extremely quiet

• fade-free performance

• Virtually dust free

• Lowest pad wear in the market

• Improved rotor life

Hawk Performance N-A Organic (Non-Asbestos Organic) disc brake pads offer "best in class" performance when compared to other leading aftermarket Organic pads. Silent stops and progressive brake modulation characteristics maximize rider comfort and control. Ideal for bikes with polished or chrome rotors, but very effective on standard steel rotors.


• Excellent stopping power

• GG rated friction matEriaL

• Smooth, linear engagement

• Noise-free performance

• Exceptional thermal stability

• Extremely gentle on rotors

• Extended pad life

• Low dust