Buyer’s Guide – Brakes

RC Components Floating Rotor
Starting at $345

RC Components’ 13-inch floating rotor was specifically made for Harley-Davidson Touring models. The full floating rotors feature a stainless steel band wrapped around a billet polished, chromed, or Eclipse style (’07-08 models only) carrier.
RC Components
(888) 721-6495

DNA Specialty Brakester
Starting at $319.95

The Brakester is a pulley/brake combination in a 65- or 70-tooth configuration available for 1 1/2-inch or 1 1/8-inch drive belts. The Brakester is chrome plated and really meant to make the rear wheel stand out by putting the brake and pulley on the same side.
DNA Specialty
(310) 767-4070

Biker’s Choice Four-Piston Caliper
$289.95 Front $342.50 Rear

Biker’s Choice has released its Hi-Performance brake caliper made from billet aluminum and CNC machined and shined to a mirror finish. The front caliper will work on almost any fork leg assembly without requiring additional mounting brackets. And as for the rear, the calipers were specially designed with a mounting bracket sold separately.
Biker’s Choice
Contact your local dealer

Arlen Ness Floating Rotor

These new floating rotors from Arlen Ness are constructed from a chrome-plated billet-aluminum carrier and a polished stainless rotor. They’ll fit just about anything you throw them on and they measure 11.8 inches and fit all 2008 applications in six of the most popular Ness styles.
Arlen Ness
(925) 479-6350

QTM/Brembo Floating Rotor
Starting $350

Brembo has been a leader in brake technology since the Flinstones got tired of using their feet to bring them to a halt. The company’s new Bullet style rotor is available with a stainless steel friction surface mounted to a chrome or anodized billet aluminum carrier with QTM’s floating hardware. The rotors work with all Brembo calipers, and almost all aftermarket calipers.
(714) 575-5000 |

Drag Specialties
SBS Brake Pads
Starting at $25.95

These Carbon Tech brake pads by SBS were developed strictly for the racetrack but tuned for the street. Slap them on in place of any Performance Machine pads and use them with any stainless steel or cast iron rotors.
Drag Specialties
Contact your local dealer

Forge-Tec Deviate Rotor

Forge-Tec offers all matching rotors for its extensive wheel lineup. Shown here is the Deviate rotor, which is an 11.5-inch one-piece rotor constructed from stainless steel then polished to a mirror shine.
Forge-Tec Motorcycle
(805) 982-9820

GMA Caliper
Starting at $340.95

This billet aluminum caliper is available in a chrome or black finish for ’00-07 H-D models in the front (except Springers and `04-07 XL models). The rear caliper fits ’00-05 FXST and ’00-07 FLST models (excluding ’07 FLSTF).
GMA Engineering
(714) 685-3331

Harley-Davidson Polished Rotor
Starting at $139.95

New from the H-D P&A; catalog is this polished stainless steel rotor that’s been manufactured to OE specs and includes the chrome-plated mounting hardware to bolt them on to your stock or custom wheels. This rotor will fit many Touring, Dyna, Softail, Sportster, and V-Rod models.
(800) 443-2153

Hawg Halters Inc (HHI) Sprocket Brake
Starting at $745

The Sprocket Brake features a four-piston caliper and a 51-tooth sprocket all rolled into one. The sprocket is manufactured from stainless steel and works with a 530 chain and the Sprocket Brake can be had for both left and right-side-drive apps.
Hawg Halters, Inc.
(877) 442-5837

Milwaukee Twins Rear Brake Caliper
Contact For Price

The new Milwaukee Twins rear brake caliper exclusively from J&P; Cycles is now available for various Softail, Dyna, and Sportster models that utilize either dual discs or a single-disc application. The chrome-plated stock replacement calipers will complement any stock rotor or wheel.
J&P; Cycles
(800) 397-4844

Jaybrake J-Six Caliper
Starting at $425.95

Jaybrake’s J-Six caliper mounts directly to the front fork legs of your pre-’00 or ’00-later Softail model (except Springers) and still allows the use of a stock brake line. The billet aluminum design features six pistons for superior stoppage, and the stainless steel hardware is included. The J-Six is available in polish, chrome, or black anodize finishes.
(716) 592-0554

Magnum Shielding Brake Lines
Contact For Price

The Magnum brake line features a swivel joint that allows for banjo rotation, which eliminates kinks and bends in your lines. The lines are constructed from Kevlar with chrome fittings and banjos are made to work with virtually any Harley model.
Magnum Shielding
(585) 381-8380

Performance Machine Contrast Cut Caliper

PM’s Contrast Cut finish process has taken on a new victim: brake components. This six-piston caliper is anodized black and then machined throughout to accent the look with a high-polished PM logo standing out. Now, all brake configurations are available in the contrast cut finish.
Performance Machine
(714) 523-3000

Brake Tech SuperAxe Rotor
Contact For Price

The SuperAxe is a full floating brake rotor that utilizes the company’s exclusive load-transferring system known as Direct-Link, which makes the floater buttons non-load bearing, only controlling float. The carriers are CNC-machined from billet and they are available in black anodize or chrome with either black or chrome floater buttons.
Brake Tech
(951) 471-3476

Ride Wright
Classic Rotor
Starting at $120

This new rotor from Ride Wright Wheels is now available. The polished stainless steel disc measures 11.8 inches and is 5 mm thick in the front and 7 mm in the rear. The Classic is great for both billet and spoke applications and it’s less is more aesthetic makes it cool.
Ride Wright Wheels
(714) 632-8297

Roland Sands Design
Mission Rotor
Starting at $329.95

Roland Sands is on a mission to create a top-of-the-line brake rotor that performs as well as it looks. The Mission rotor is a two-piece design that is made from a stainless steel outer band with a CNC-machined aluminum inner carrier.
Roland Sands Design

Raygun Technology
Atomic-Forged Rotor

The Raygun rotor has been Atomically Forged, which literally bonds metallic components with exotic metal ions to create better wear resistance and corrosion resistance; basically it lengthens the life of the rotor. Raygun also uses the Atomic-Forging process to color match the rotor to your style. Raygun offers a lifetime warranty with the rotor if used in conjunction with Raygun brake pads.
Raygun Technology
(866) 950-3077

Wilwood Engineering
Black Rotor

The new black E-Coat rotor from Wilwood Engineering is made to withstand corrosion due to its resistant material that claims to surpass the life of conventional zinc or metallic based electro-coated rotor while also protecting from oxidation. Plus it’s black, and black against a chrome or polished finish looks good!
Wilwood Engineering
(805) 384-4191

Barnett Tool & Engineering Brake Cables
Contact for Price

The folks at Barnett are known for the cables and clutches. The company’s brake cables are available in stock and custom lengths for all Harley models. The cables are available in standard black nylon/PVC cover casing, stainless steel braid with clear coat, stainless steel braid with carbon coat, and the new Platinum Series casing that features a bright silver plated braid with clear coat.
Barnett Tool & Eng
(805) 642-9435