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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:03 am 
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Does anyone know who stocks these "Lightweight" specific brake pads. I cannot find them anywhere. Thanks for any help.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:07 am 
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wrench science


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:48 am 
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http://www.wrenchscience.com/road/brake ... Pads/2013/


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:08 am 
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http://www.abovecategorycycling.com/

Though, you have to call them...


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:23 am 
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Well, Wrench Science has a, hmm, uncommon, definition of "stock". I rode there to pick up a set but they didn't have any. I was told "in stock" means the parts are available at the distributor... Obviously that's not a problem when purchasing them online.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:08 am 
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I would honestly just buy some black prince. I have meilensteins and they provide mildly better braking/modulation and MUCH better heat control (albeit from an unscientific finger to brake surface check). Keep the old pads to rub on rims in case of warranty issues.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:14 am 
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Thats a good idea


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:02 am 
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Same experience with Wrench Science; in stock means in stock somewhere :noidea: You need to call them to check if they really have it.

I bought a set from Above Category in Sausolito about 3 weeks ago. If you haven't been there, it is a small boutique shop. The owner is very found of Baum bicycles (he had three on display) and Parle (he had a Z0).

If they don't have the pads, try, Palo Alto Bicycles...


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:00 pm 
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www.r2-bike.com/.de have them :-)


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:12 pm 
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Try twohubs.com since you are in Irvine.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:05 pm 
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They are basically Swiss Stop Black Prince on Lightweight packaging with Lightweight logos......we distribute both brands and use the black prince as replacements. Don't use the Yellow ones!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:53 pm 
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I am buying them from Twohubs. Thanks alot


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:42 pm 
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Sorry if this topic is not the correct local to my question but... can be used Corima cork brake pads on Lightweight wheels or may occur any issue with rims (like yellow swisstop)?


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 5:19 pm 
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I like cork pads with my Lightweights. You get more stopping power with the Swiss-stop pads, but the corks are smoother and modulate a little better.


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