Original brake caliper is expensive and they have been tested by the manufacturer to work in its best performance under extreme performance. The price of the brake caliper can goes from RM800 to RM2,000 per piece depends on the caliper configuration whether 1, 2 or 4-piston setup. It is also a prized item for thief. If it is being stolen, two things are going to happen; 1. You are going to ride home in the most unsafe riding mode and 2. You need to break your bank account to replace the caliper if the insurance doesn’t cover it.
You can minimise the chance of the brake caliper being stolen by using this safety bolt to replace the stock bolt to your caliper to the fork. (more…)