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    God bless Koolstop pads

    Car stopped suddenly this morning in front of me. Raining, greasy road, jammed on brakes, bike kicked but stopped. Guy behind me on biek ran straight into the back of me, wiped out all over the road. Broke my rear mudguard. He was ok but very shocked.
    All I can say thanks to regular maintenance and koolstop pads for sticking me to the road ............

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    +1 for KoolStops, especially on older bikes...

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    Heck yes...the salmon pads are miracles for wet weather duty. I actually refuse to use anything else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peregrine
    are there Koolstops for all kinds of brakes?
    do you guys replace them often?
    Wide range. Only when they are worn

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    Do you use the salmon for wet and hope your rims dont wear out ? Or do you use the grey for all weather and save rims a bit ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarery
    Do you use the salmon for wet and hope your rims dont wear out ? Or do you use the grey for all weather and save rims a bit ?
    I use Salmon all year round. Don't think they are any harder than any other pad. Clean them and your rim every month with alcohol - I use metholated spirits. This keeps everything ship shape.

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    They're not salmon, they're orange!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fixer
    They're not salmon, they're orange!
    Orange Salmon

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    Quote Originally Posted by motorhommmer
    Car stopped suddenly this morning in front of me. Raining, greasy road, jammed on brakes, bike kicked but stopped. Guy behind me on biek ran straight into the back of me, wiped out all over the road. Broke my rear mudguard. He was ok but very shocked.
    All I can say thanks to regular maintenance and koolstop pads for sticking me to the road ............
    Dude you know it! I had a similar experience and response this morning...God Bless Kooooool Stops!


    Quote Originally Posted by motorhommmer
    Orange Salmon
    Who cares ... point is...they work!

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    The salmon ones are the most rim friendly in the koolstop linup. Use em on all my bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vrkelley
    Who cares ... point is...they work!
    non marking brake pads
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