Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Your brake has one-piece molded shoes which are replaced in their entirety. The pads you bought are inserts for metal shoes that use replaceable inserts, and not suitable as replacements for your shoes.
You have 2 choices,
either buy complete shoes with replaceable inserts like these
, and keep these as spares or return them.
or return them and buy one piece shoes like these
which are complete and can bolt to your brakes.
Note, though I linked to KoolStop products, there are many other good alternatives, the key is that you need a complete shoe, either replaceable insert type, or one-piece.
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