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Old 03-30-14, 11:37 AM   #1
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Coloured brake pads...yay or nay?

I have green pads on one bike and I just ordered some blue ones.
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Yay or nay? Oy vey.
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Old 03-30-14, 11:47 AM   #3
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Just kidding. You should get the colour that matches your bar plugs.
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Salmon of course!
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I hate to be serious, but I once had a bunch of cheapo, soft compound pads which were bright yellow and awesome
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This will be my first season using Swiss Stop pads (GHP - green and BXP - blue). In the past, I've just used Shimano pads.
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I have some green ones on one MTB, some grey ones on another. Have salmon on a couple roadies and MTBs.
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I believe you're required to refer to them as "brake blocks" if you spell "coloured" with a "u".

Also have you considered getting ones shaped like wee trainers?

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I am commissioning 3 sets of "Black Prince Mango" pads by Swiss Stop...anyone want to make it a Group Buy?
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Mmmmm mango!
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Also have you considered getting ones shaped like wee trainers?

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I am commissioning 3 sets of "Black Prince Mango" pads by Swiss Stop...anyone want to make it a Group Buy?
Wouldn't that be Mango Prince? Jus' sayin'. But more to the point, I'm in for a pair. Sooner or later I have to succomb to mango tape. I'm sure BDOP will take some.
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All the pretty colors seem to be for carbon rims.
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Wouldn't that be Mango Prince? Jus' sayin'. But more to the point, I'm in for a pair. Sooner or later I have to succomb to mango tape. I'm sure BDOP will take some.
I'm in.

All kidding aside, we do different coloured pads in the OE. If anyone wants 1000pc give me a pantone number (and your name in an ai file if you really want to get fancy) and I'll have them to you in 45 days.

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there are different colours?
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I am fully on board the color wagon.
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I love my orange pads!
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