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Brake blocks

src1src1 Posts: 301
edited May 2017 in Road buying advice
Hi all,

I've got some new carbon clincher wheels and have bought lifeline carbon-fibre specific brake blocks from Wiggle. Is it ok to use those brake blocks on alu rims too? If I want to swap between carbon and alu rims do I have to swap brake blocks each time, or can I get blocks that work with both types?

I suspect the small bits of alu that can accumulate in blocks would be a disaster for carbon rims, so even if the blocks can work, it's probably not a good idea, but interested in experiences from others.

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