Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby Flynnster on Wed 28/Oct/09 9:58pm

I'm confused by all the different koolstop brake pads out there. What would be the best options for a commuter bike with V brakes?
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby shmoodiver on Wed 28/Oct/09 10:00pm

xtr
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby pushbikerider on Wed 28/Oct/09 10:06pm

Flynnster wrote:I'm confused by all the different koolstop brake pads out there. What would be the best options for a commuter bike with V brakes?


Black or Dual Compound
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby Oli on Wed 28/Oct/09 10:10pm

danose wrote:
Oli wrote:Nah, Dura-Ace pads are the gruntiest stoppers ever no question. The problem is that to get them so powerful the compound is soft, so if you're not scrupulous about keeping your rims clean and picking out any crap that gets in the pads you get the problem described.



I put some da pads back on last year (couldn't find any koolstops) - power was DEFINITELY lower!!! First time down into govs bay I thought I wasn't going to make the left hander (braking at the usual spot from 70km/h on a 10%+ downslope). Got some more KS blacks and power was back up to what I expect


No, you're quite wrong. :)
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby briiii on Thu 29/Oct/09 8:41pm

Cheers guys. Sounds like I should get my slave working on my bike and bang in some better brake pads. Nothing like the sound of your fairly new and spanky rims grinding down :/
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby shmoodiver on Thu 29/Oct/09 8:59pm

i will fix you a nice bike hmmm mastah, slave makeee it good and niiiice hmmmm?
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby pushbikerider on Thu 29/Oct/09 9:01pm

shmoodiver wrote:i will fix you a nice bike hmmm mastah, slave makeee it good and niiiice hmmmm?


Best you get to fixing dat bike, a'fore da masssaaa come an a beat you
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby briiii on Thu 29/Oct/09 9:12pm

Damn straight NIGGER *giggle*
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby shmoodiver on Thu 29/Oct/09 9:22pm

wooooooooooo, meesah comin roun nowsah.
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Re: Stones In Brake Pads

Postby Chickenman on Fri 30/Oct/09 8:15am

shmoodiver wrote:wooooooooooo, meesah comin roun nowsah.


Get a room.

Actually, I just threw up in my mouth a bit thinking about it.
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