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    Senior Member mountaindew's Avatar
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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?
    shift for brains

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    Donating member Richard D's Avatar
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    Just the pad
    Currently riding an MTB with a split personality - commuting, touring, riding for the sake of riding, on or off road :)

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    Superman With Silver Guns bbarend's Avatar
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    XT cartridges slide right out.
    "I'm your huckleberry."

    MTB, SS MTB, and Road

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    NCAA - DUAL CHAMPIONS! a2psyklnut's Avatar
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    Don't get another set of Shimano Pads. WTB and Kool Stop make better compounds.

    L8R
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    Victim of Circumstance mightypudge's Avatar
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    I'll second the Kool Stops.
    Andrew

    "The Scalpel climbs like a monkey on crack." - BAC5.2

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