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 Post subject: Best V Brake pads
PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:18 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:55 am
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Location: Dorset
I need peoples views on the best cartridge V brake pads :)

Thanks in advance, cost and longevity not a huge concern just the best quiet stopping power.


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 Post subject: Re: Best V Brake pads
PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:27 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:55 pm
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Location: New Forest, UK
Kool Stop, followed by Aztec (which seem to wear faster).
Pick your Kool Stop compound to suit.


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 Post subject: Re: Best V Brake pads
PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:28 pm 
Old School Grand Master

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hamster wrote:
Kool Stop, followed by Aztec (which seem to wear faster).
Pick your Kool Stop compound to suit.


Cheers ! 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Best V Brake pads
PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:11 am 
Retro Guru
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Location: Launceston, Australia
cool stop, or even better swiss stop IMO, but either will do the job


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:22 am 
Old School Grand Master
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Kool Stop are good, but I was also quite impressed with some cheap Clarks I put on my "shopping bike": https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/cla ... -prod55826


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:26 am 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Location: Scotland
Swisstop.
Full stop.


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 Post subject: Re: Re:
PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:20 am 
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xerxes wrote:
Kool Stop are good, but I was also quite impressed with some cheap Clarks I put on my "shopping bike": https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/cla ... -prod55826


Aye, those Clarks pads work well.


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