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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:10 pm 
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is there any general rule on how long lw wheels last?

i'm thinking specifically about brake tracks, i know lw say they can often be resurfaced, but as i often spend descents pulsing the brakes in a queue of traffic, i got to wondering...

assuming no unusual contamination, how may sets of lw pads can you expect to get through before the brake tracks get worn down to the indicator?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:35 pm 
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Good question. I have had a set of Gen II's since 2007 and have gone through 5 or 6 front sets of pads for them. They still do not show any sign of wear at all. I have a set of kevlar brake track ADA's from 2003 and have not been able to mark those brake tracks, either.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:26 pm 
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Soft pads make rims last longer so use those. I have put 3000 or so miles on my XR-200's and no significant rim wear is evident yet.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:38 pm 
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bm0p700f: wich brake pads are you using?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:45 pm 
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KCNC pads with the silly KCNC CB1 caliper I have.

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