Brakes Selector Chart

BHP per tonne pad selector chart

Motorcycle Brakes Selector

Riding StyleBest PadsBest Rotors
ElectricAramid OrganicMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
Scooter CommuterAramid OrganicMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
Street, Urban and CommuterAramid OrganicX or XC Rotors
Dual Sport, Enduro and Sport ATVCarbon EnduroOS Series Oversize Kits, SM Series Supermoto Kits or C Suffix Stainless Rotors
Sport, Supersport and SuperbikeDouble-H™X or XC Rotors
ATV UtilityR Series SinteredMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
Trackday and SupermotoEPFA SinteredX or XC Rotors
Motocross and EnduroMXS SinteredOS Series Oversize Kits or C Suffix Stainless
Severe Duty ATVSV SinteredMD Series Carbon Steel Rotors
SupermotoEPFA 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 street bikes (rears only) for longer lifeSemi-Sintered™ V-pads™Rotors For Big Twins
Trackday, Supersport and SuperbikesEPFA Extreme pro sintered seriesX or XC rotors
Full closed circuit race use on super bike and full race machineryGPFAX–D1 new 2019 compoundX or XC rotors
Supersport, 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 Aramid Organic or Semi-Sintered™ V-pads™
EBC Oversize Rotors
(OS and SM Series)
Carbon Enduro, R Series Sintered, MXS Sintered or EPFA Extreme Pro sintered series
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 or GD Series
Spirited street use on higher horsepower carsRedstuffD Replacement 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
NDX formula for track day and longer race use, street use OKBluestuffD Replacement Series (or GD if race series allows)
Trackday and fastest street (R90 approved)OrangestuffBSD or D Replacement
Full race use, longest races (not R90 approved but SAFE for street driving)RP-1BSD or D Replacement
Full race use, longest races (not R90 approved but SAFE for street driving)RP-XBSD or D Replacement
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 below 250 BHP or import sedanGreenstuffUSR Series or GD Series
Spirited street use above 250 BHP and premium importsRedstuffRK 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 medium race use, street use OKBluestuffRK Series (or GD if race series allows)
Light Race and trackday drivingOrangestuffBSD or RK Series
Full race use, longest race use, but also safe for highway useRP-1BSD or RK Series
Full race use, longest race use, but also safe for highway useRP-XBSD or RK Series