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Bear in mind that the rotor and new pads need time to bed in together so you can expect less braking initially.
Here is a useful summary of the bedding in process: https://ebcbrakes.com/articles/motorcycle-bed-in/
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Single caliper or dual?
A single caliper uses a smaller master, if you use a large master with a single it will require high lever effort.

A delaminated hose can cause that as well.

A stuck piston might do that too. Does the rotor get hot when you ride?

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