Brake Pads for Bromptons

Discussion in 'Folding Bikes' started by ianrauk, 7 Feb 2018.

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  1. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Location:
    Atop a Ti
    Tell me folks? Best ones? Recommended ones? or stick to the plain old Brompton ones?

    The supplied have only lasted 3 months. Which isn't bad in the scheme of things, but maybe there's better?
     
  2. Kell

    Kell Senior Member

    I use Swissstop - much better.

    And fit straight in.

    http://www.wiggle.co.uk/swissstop/?...4930876&ptaid=aud-140997646874:kwd-3522824979
     
  3. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I use Koolstop Salmon on the front and black on the rear. They also fit straight in. Softer pads better for rim wear and wet weather.
    I use the same combo on all my road-bikes.
     
  4. I use Fibrax Xtreme on mine, front and back.
     
  5. Kell

    Kell Senior Member

    My originals didn't last long at all. In fact it was such a short amount of time, I hadn't even got to the stage of checking them.

    When I did they were pretty much on the metal. :blush:

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  6. OP
    OP
    ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Location:
    Atop a Ti
    My money has gone on the Koolstops.
    Cheers all.
     
  7. BigG

    BigG Member

    Location:
    Co Durham
  8. avole

    avole Active Member

    Location:
    France
    Swisstop here, black.
     
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  9. Kell

    Kell Senior Member

    I use the blues... I'm sure they're meant to be the wet weather versions.

    Note to the wise though, it looked like they come in packs of two, so I bought two lots.

    They come in packs of four...

    Still, I've got some spares ready to go.
     
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