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Old 10-30-14, 08:54 AM
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brake pads

I am thinking I need brake pads again on my commuter.

What do you recommend for this? i have a 2012 Motobecane Fantom CX with Tektro Oryx Cantilevers ?

I think people recommended something from Kool Stop but I can not remember the exact name of the pads.

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The salmon compound is a Favorite. look for the ones that resemble the type you have on your bike .
Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977

Top of the chart are replaceable inserts , the lower ones the mounting is integrated into molding the pad.

TEKTRO BRAKE SYSTEMS

looks like short pads , but with the long threaded V Brake type posts ..

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The Koolstop Cross pads are the nicest but most expensive option for threaded post style cantis. You can use the longer V-Brake pads but you may have issues with front wheel removal depending on how much clearance you have since the extra "tail" on a V-brake pad will hit the fork. On the plus side the largerer pad area gives you some extra braking power and the molded pads are cheaper. Personally I like the Koolstop black/salmon pad since it is more progressive than the single compound salmon pad.
Jagwire and TRP also make threaded post holders for replaceable pads in the shorter l canti size but they actually cost more than the Koolstop.
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So if I buy these I can just buy the replacement pads in the future?
@SlowJoecrew are you talking about these as your preference or which ones are the black/ salmon. Need to make a decision my wife wants to put in an amazon order.
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Kool Stop pads are the best.
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thanks but how do i know which ones I need to order? hate to order wrong ones and they not work/ fit.
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Kool Stop salmons are what I use on all of my bikes. Once I tried them, I have replaced all of the pads on my bikes with them as they wear out. The salmons don't seem to squeal as much as other pads and stop better, particularly in the rain.
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My search starts and end with Kool Stop
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I would think this one would be what you need.

http://www.amazon.com/Kool-Stop-Thre...ords=kool+stop
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all right i think that these are the ones I will order. I just wanted to be sure of ordering the right kind to fit my bike.
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