Zipp Platinum vs. Reynolds Blue Brake Pads

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djwalker
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by djwalker

How do the new Zipp Platinum and Reynolds Blue pads compare on Zipp Firecrest 404 clincher wheels? I am currently using Swiss Stop yellow pads and I have found that they get a surface glazing after only a short time of use. How do these newer pads compare? Is one better than the other?

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Dave

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justkeepedaling
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by justkeepedaling

I've heard very good things about the Zipp Platinum pads

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CharlesM
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by CharlesM

The platinums work better on the zip rim surface... It's a different brake track than Reynolds / ENVE...

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