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Old 01-15-23, 08:19 PM
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Brake pad question

I have a ~1980 Bridgestone with 27x1.25 wheels and DiaComp G rim brakes. I am looking for suggestion of brake pads and holders. Currently it is running the cheap grey matter ones, but they make a mess and don't perform so well.
If you were to upgrade to new holders with replaceable pads, what would you use?
I am thinking something KoolStop. Thanks!



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For that bike, Kool Stop Continentals.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/175558440635
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Cant say enough about the koolstop salmon pads. Great in wet weather and whisper quiet.
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Thanks for good option recommendations. I went with the Continentals, mainly because I wanted to support KoolStop, and hear great things. Not really excited about the over mold style appearance, but its not even my bike
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Thanks for good option recommendations. I went with the Continentals, mainly because I wanted to support KoolStop, and hear great things. Not really excited about the over mold style appearance, but its not even my bike
Great brakes and its kinda cool (bad pun) that rubber pellets and metal stock go in one door and brakes pads out the other. Quality product for $11. No brainer.
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Old 01-22-23, 10:43 PM
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Easy install, thanks for recommendations
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