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Old 09-01-03, 01:03 PM   #1
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XT v-brake question

The pads on my brakes are down to metal so its time to replace them, my question is do I replace just the pad or the brake shoe and the pad?
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Old 09-02-03, 04:59 AM   #2
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Just the pad
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Old 09-02-03, 07:12 AM   #3
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XT cartridges slide right out.
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Don't get another set of Shimano Pads. WTB and Kool Stop make better compounds.

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I'll second the Kool Stops.
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