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Old 04-19-19, 05:26 PM
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Brake pads for 72 Raleigh Gran Prix

Suggestions for stopping Old Blue? Thanks.
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Kool stop salmons, of course.

It might help to know the type of brake.
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I agree Kool Stop Continentals are likely your best bet.

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I have the same bike, also in need of pads. Not sure if I want to splurge on the kool stops though. Anyone try dia compe grey matter pads with weinmann center pulls? At around $7 a set I might just go for it.
* Those kool stop continentals seem very intriguing at around $10. Not sure why, but the other kool stops I was looking at were double that. Thanks Bianchigirll!

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I have the Grey Matter pads on two bikes but on side pulls. Work well. No complaints. We use them a lot at the shop on all sorts of bikes and caliper types. No complaints from customers. I never know, though, how many miles those old farts actually put on their bikes. Ya know, old farts like us..........
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Choose Kool Stop salmon as though your life depended on it. Accept no substitutes.
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They are the original Wienmann.
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