The front Brakes needed improvement
I thought the Tiger's brakes were OK until I tried a Varadero on a steep pass in the Alps.   I had already swapped the front pads for EBC HH pads which make
the brakes sharper but not brilliant.  My friend who owned the Varadero had been a Clubman Racer for 20+ years, he thought the front brake on my Tiger was
poor.  (At the time I thought the brakes were good having upgraded from an Africa Twin which had weak brakes).
Replacement Front Brake Master Cylinder
I had always been able to pull the brake lever back to the bars
on the Tiger.  To ensure there was no air in the system I bled the
brakes with the callipers hanging above the Master Cylinder but
it made no difference.

Tiger 955i's use a Kawasaki Master Cylinder and calipers from a
Honda 800 VFR.  As standard I could pull my brake leaver back
to the bars.  Therefore I took the plunge and fitted a Master
Cylinder from a Kawasaki ZXR636.  I was looking for a Kawasaki
Master Cylinder that operated 6 pot callipers.  My thinking being
that it would displace more fluid for a given amount of lever
movement.  

Well my theory worked.  The brakes were much sharper and a
gorilla could not pull the leaver back to touch the grip. As the
original  Tiger Master Cylinder is based on a Kawasaki item the
Lever Pivot, Handguard and Micro Switch all fit with ease.  I
fabricated a small bracket to mount the remote  reservoir.  

N.B.  The 1050 Tiger is supplied with a setup similar to my
updated 955i so the front brake so the front brake is much better.
Upgrading the Tiger 955's Brakes
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