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Old 07-29-10, 04:52 PM
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People with brakes....

For all of you riding with brakes, do you have a specific brand of brake pads you like to use or is it "the cheaper the better?"
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Old 07-29-10, 04:52 PM
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kool stops.
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Old 07-29-10, 04:53 PM
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still rollin' on the stock tektro pads.
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Old 07-29-10, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by illdthedj
kool stops.
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Old 07-29-10, 05:25 PM
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I rip the sole part of my shoes, and super glue them on to the brakes.
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Old 07-29-10, 05:29 PM
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I have stock tektro pads as well, but I'll replace them with kool stops when I have to. I have kool stops on my road bike and they rock.
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Old 07-29-10, 05:30 PM
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+1
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Old 07-29-10, 05:33 PM
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Old 07-29-10, 05:54 PM
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Kool stop salmon for ultegra/dura ace
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Old 07-29-10, 06:04 PM
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Dura Ace but only because that was all the bike shop that I stopped at had when I needed pads, usually Koolstop

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Old 07-29-10, 06:09 PM
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The original pads that were on my 74 schwinn
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Old 07-29-10, 06:17 PM
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Old 07-29-10, 07:05 PM
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Dura-ace


I tried kool stops, they felt mooshy
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Old 07-29-10, 07:37 PM
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a variety.
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Old 07-30-10, 06:54 AM
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When it comes to brakes, pads are the first thing to spend a little extra on. In this case a little extra will go a long way.
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Old 07-30-10, 07:38 AM
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kool stop /thread
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Old 07-30-10, 08:00 AM
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Old 07-30-10, 08:22 AM
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i prefer iron oxide.
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Old 07-30-10, 10:20 AM
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when you worked at a bike shop, just take the old breaks that people are getting replaced. Get some good use out of them.
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for most university of delaware folks, money isnt a thing. is that the udel?
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Old 07-30-10, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Steev
When it comes to brakes, pads are the first thing to spend a little extra on. In this case a little extra will go a long way.
Isn't that exactly the opposite of what you want from brakes?
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Old 07-30-10, 04:38 PM
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Old 07-31-10, 10:17 AM
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Kool Stop V-Brake pad inserts in a Shimano pad carrier, from their BR55 Cantis.



There's BARELY any clearance to the fork leg.


They squeal under hard braking, or in colder temperatures. I would toe them out, but I'm too lazy, I don't use them all that often and they don't always squeal.
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Old 07-31-10, 10:47 AM
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I'm going to have to replace my brake pads too. Darn, just when I got them broken in.
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