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Carbon spec brake pads

mosamosa Posts: 754
edited July 2019 in Workshop
Hi all disappointed in the stopping power of my emonda sl6 Pro (not sure what pads it has in) what would you recommend that will fit in the Bontrager callipers. Thanks
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2018 Trek Emonda SL6 Pro

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  • StillGoingStillGoing Posts: 5,151
    What's the recommendation from the wheel manufacturer? For Mavic carbon wheels I use Swiss Stop Yellow King Flash Pro, but other wheels work better with other pad types. I'm more than happy with the braking effect in the wet though.

    http://www.swissstop.com/brakepads/rimbrakes/
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  • mrdsgsmrdsgs Posts: 329
    either swisstop black prince (will leave no residue unlike yellow king sometimes) or Zipp platinum pro evo. I use both on zipp wheels. The black prince are a bit harder/last longer I think. Both are expensive but can be bought for £30 for 4.
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  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    black prince aren't as good as yellow tbh.

    blue lifeline from wiggle are mega and cost a tenner for four - very recommended by lots of people on here.

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    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

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  • AlejandrosdogAlejandrosdog Posts: 2,007
    mrdsgs wrote:
    either swisstop black prince (will leave no residue unlike yellow king sometimes) or Zipp platinum pro evo. I use both on zipp wheels. The black prince are a bit harder/last longer I think. Both are expensive but can be bought for £30 for 4.

    Those evo pads work really well but OOOOFt kin expensive
  • g00seg00se Posts: 2,218
    The red Campag/Fulcrum pads are great. Available in Shimano fit too. They were often used by Shimano-sponsored teams on the quiet.
  • joe_totale-2joe_totale-2 Posts: 893
    The wiggle ones in my experience are as good as the more expensive pads. I find they wear a bit quicker but they're still far more economical than other options. Buy a couple of packs when you make an order:

    https://www.wiggle.co.uk/lifeline-perfo ... ck-of-4-1/
  • AlejandrosdogAlejandrosdog Posts: 2,007
    Joe Totale wrote:
    The wiggle ones in my experience are as good as the more expensive pads. I find they wear a bit quicker but they're still far more economical than other options. Buy a couple of packs when you make an order:

    https://www.wiggle.co.uk/lifeline-perfo ... ck-of-4-1/

    Thanks for that, Ill give them a wirl. At that price its a no brainer
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