Brakes Selector Chart

Motorcycle Brakes Selector

Riding StyleBest PadsBest Rotors
Street Sport.Aramid OrganicX or XC Rotors
Fast offroad Enduro or sport ATVCarbon EnduroOS Series Oversize Kits, SM Series Supermoto Kits or C Suffix Stainless Rotors
Superbike StreetDouble-H™X or XC Rotors
ATV UtilityR Series SinteredMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
Superbike Street & Track (also great for supermoto conversions)EPFA SinteredXC Rotors
Motocross RaceMXS SinteredOS Series Oversize Kits or C Suffix Stainless
Severe Duty ATVSV SinteredMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
Supermoto BrakesEPFA or CarbonSupermotard Contour Rotor Kit
Cruiser Brakes-Organic Type for polished or Show rotorsFA seriesRotors For Big Twins
Cruiser Brakes – Sintered
For heavy bikes, hard braking and longer life
Double-H™ or EPFA SeriesRotors For Big Twins
Cruisers (front and rear ) and heavy streetbikes (rears only) for longer lifeSemi-Sintered™ V-pads™Rotors For Big Twins
Road Race and Trackday brakes for faster motorcyclesNew GPFA Grand Prix sintered seriesXC contour rotors
Street Use Superbike with Streetfighter LooksEPFA Sintered PadsVR Rotors
Type of Brake RotorBest Pad To Use
OEM Stainless SteelAny
EBC Stainless Steel X, XC or SBD SeriesAny
EBC Billet Rotor (front or rear) FA Series Organic Pads or Vee/VLD Pads
EBC Oversize Rotors
(OS and SM Series)
EBC X Series Carbon, R Series Sintered, MXS Series Sintered or EPFA Series Sintered
EBC Stainless Steel Rear Brake Rotors (MD Series)Any
EBC Stainless Off Road Series for Moto-X or ATV (MD Series)Any
Composite lightweight rotors (such as carbon fibre, metal matrix, silicone carbide)DO NOT USE any EBC product on these rotors. Tests have shown rotor damage

Automotive UK Brakes Selector

Driving StyleBest PadsBest Rotors
General road use on all types of vehicle requiring premium OEM part replacementUltimaxD Replacement Series
Faster cars requiring premium OEM part replacementUltimaxD Replacement Series
Spirited street use as upgrade from UltimaxGreenstuffUSR Series
Spirited street use on higher horsepower carsRedstuffGD Series
Spirited street use on higher horsepower carsRedstuffUSR Series
Fastest street useYellowstuffD Replacement Series
Fast street, multiple track day and raceYellowstuffBSD Series
Track day formula for fast street and occasional track dayYellowstuffD Replacement Series (or GD if race series allows)
SUV, 4x4 modest brake upgradeGreenstuff 6000 SeriesGD Series
SUV, 4x4 maximum stopping for towing and loads etc.YellowstuffGD Series
SUV and 4x4 modest brake upgrade with lowest dustGreenstuff 7000 SeriesGD Series
New NDX formula for track day and longer race use, street use OKBluestuffD Replacement Series (or GD if race series allows)
Race and track use only (not R90 approved)OrangestuffBSD or D Replacement Series

Driving StyleBest PadsBest Rotors
General highway use on all types of vehicle requiring premium OEM part replacementUltimaxRK Series
Faster cars requiring premium OEM part replacementUltimaxRK Series
Spirited street use
on hot hatches below 200 BHP or import sedan
GreenstuffUSR Series
Spirited street use on hot hatches above 200 BHP and premium importsRedstuffGD Series
Spirited street use on hot hatches above 200 BHP and premium importsRedstuffUSR Series
Fastest street useYellowstuffRK Series
Fast street, multiple track day and raceYellowstuffBSD Series
Track day formula for fast street and occasional track dayYellowstuffRK Series (or GD if race series allows)
SUV, 4x4 and light truck modest brake upgradeGreenstuff 6000 SeriesGD Series
SUV, 4x4 and light truck maximum stopping for towing and loads etc.YellowstuffGD Series
SUV and 4x4 modest brake upgrade with lowest dustGreenstuff 7000 SeriesGD Series
New NDX formula for track day and longer race use, street use OKBluestuffRK Series (or GD if race series allows)
Race and track use only (not R90 approved)OrangestuffBSD or RK Series