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Old 06-23-11, 09:03 AM
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Dia Compe 500g replacement pads

I just bought a 1983 Trek 600 and the brake pads are dried out and need replacement. I plan on getting the kool stops but was wondering if getting something like the Dura Holder kit would be better/work compared to the continentals? They also look nicer.....the nuovo record replacements look like they may fit in the preexisting holders.

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http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/brake...ml#continental

http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/brake...tml#duraholder
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You'll have to slightly widen the slot in the Dia Compes to fit the Kool Stop or VO Dura Ace type holders. I had to do this with some 500s. They now allow for perfect toe-in and hush-hush braking. I sold this to a 225lb friend. He's using aero levers and the braking is everything he needs.



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Old 06-23-11, 10:57 AM
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Okay great I'll be ordering some now!
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Good deal. It'll take a few minutes with a bastard file for each caliper.
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Are these Koolstop pads you are referring to?

Amazon.com : Kool Stop Dura 2 Brake Insert (Salmon) : Bike Brake Pads : Sports & Outdoors
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