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BMX pads work on a road bike?

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by swee'pea99, 29 Apr 2008.

  1. swee'pea99

    swee'pea99 Legendary Member

    Is there any reasons you can't use 'BMX' brake pads on a normal bike? They look basically the same - just a bit longer.
     
  2. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    Just that they are ugly and might be wider than the rim ?
     
  3. OP
    OP
    swee'pea99

    swee'pea99 Legendary Member

    'Ugly'? Blimey. What a strange criterion. But apart from that it's just a question of width?
     
  4. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Location:
    Guildford / London
    The main question on my lips is - why?