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Old 09-30-08, 07:20 PM   #1
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Best Pads for Rain?

I'm using Dura Ace brakes and the pads that came with them.
I've done a few rides in steady rain and I don't seem to stop as well as bikes around me.
Any suggestions for good pads for wet riding?
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Koolstop salmon.
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Koolstop salmon.
+1000. And they're also the best pads for dry conditions.
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Thanks for the advice.
Gonna pick them up ASAP.
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You won't believe the difference. When I flip old ten speeds with steel wheels, Salmons are the only thing I'll sell them with. Sadly, they're not cheap.
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+1000. And they're also the best pads for dry conditions.
+700 billion

Best pads by alloy rims by far.
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My old - still in mint condition - set of Scott Mathauser 'Super Brake' pads cost me $20 back in 1982. Koolstop salmon are based on these. Factor in inflation and all and the Koolstop's are a real bargain.
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+700 billion

Best pads by alloy rims by far.
+1 more (not that it matters with 700 billion already there)
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SWISS STOPS for me
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