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Old 06-23-17, 06:43 AM
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Recommended Pads for TRP Spyres

What have people used as replacement pads in their TRP Spyres ?
Most riding will be done in dry conditions on paved roads.
Crewe weight is around 350 lbs
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Old 06-23-17, 03:21 PM
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We are using the shimano sintered pads.
They seem to stop and wear ok.
I have used edc gold pads in the past and found them to be excellent but they are hard to get hold of
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We use Swissstop sintered pads. The trp stock resin, and some other resin (I don't remember the maker) wore out real fast. (400lb team and we live and ride in a very hilly area). Very pleased with the swissstop's.
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Old 06-28-17, 07:19 AM
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Do you experience any brake noise with the Swisstop sintered pads ?
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Old 06-29-17, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Juke41 View Post
Do you experience any brake noise with the Swisstop sintered pads ?
Sometimes, sintered pads are a little noisier, and sometimes after real hard breaking, we'll hear some squealing on the next few braking events, but it quickly disappears.

We are a heavy team and ride in a very hilly area and prefer the better braking performance over a quieter braking experience.
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Old 07-22-17, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by geoffs View Post
We are using the shimano sintered pads.
They seem to stop and wear ok.
I have used edc gold pads in the past and found them to be excellent but they are hard to get hold of
Pretty sure Precision Tandems has the EBC pads for TRP...
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Originally Posted by Juke41 View Post
What have people used as replacement pads in their TRP Spyres ?
Most riding will be done in dry conditions on paved roads.
Crewe weight is around 350 lbs
Sintered pads for us with similar weight as you.

It is worth to note that depending on thickness of the rotors, some pads are slightly too thick. For example, I could not use Jagwire sintered pads with IceTech RT-86 rotors as it would rub doesn't matter what I do.

I haven't been able to find any SwissStop sintered pads in Canada or any of those mythical EBC Gold. I finally found some Brake Authority sintered pads that would fit at mec.ca
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I haven't been able to find any SwissStop sintered pads in Canada or any of those mythical EBC Gold. I finally found some Brake Authority sintered pads that would fit at mec.ca[/QUOTE]

FYI, TRP sells SwissStop pads on their website. A bit pricey at $35/wheel but convenient.
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Originally Posted by 2ering View Post
FYI, TRP sells SwissStop pads on their website. A bit pricey at $35/wheel but convenient.
Last week I ordered SwissStop sintered pads @ $28/wheel frome JensonUSA. Haven't installed them yet as the stock TRP pads still have life in them.


Anyone have feedback on the SwissStop "E" compound pads? As they are designed for use on E-bikes, it seems they might also be a good choice for tandems.
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