Brake pads for Lightweight Meilenstein

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
nismosr
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by nismosr

I use the OEM LW pads made by Swissstop for LW and fyi I email Swissstop about black prince since they cheaper than OEM LW their respond was

"Black Prince and Lightweight compounds are NOT the same".
- 2018 Colnago V2-R TNMR - Campagnolo SR EPS - Lightweight Meilenstein Schwarz ED - P2Max
- 2017 Colnago Concept CHDB - Campagnolo SR EPS - Bora One 50 - Deda Superzero - Stages
- 2015 Cipollini RB800 - Campagnolo Athena EPS - Bora One 35

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joe1234
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by joe1234

My question is only for the Campagnolo red brake pads not Black Prince...

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dgasmd
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by dgasmd

Source for them in the US???

Vuong05
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by Vuong05

I also would like some alternatives to the stock LW pads for my GEN 3 wheels. Has anyone used Zipp cork pads or the Campagnolo red brake pads with the GEN 3 wheels before? I find the LW pads too grabby for my liking.

P.S. Do you guys clean your brake track at all? If yes, what do you use to clean it with? Does it help in any way to reduce the grabbiness?
Current Stable. Evo (Storm Trooper) : 5.39kg | Alchemy Eros : Heavy (7.25kg)

mike001100
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by mike001100

Just for feedback, I got the OEM Lightweight pads, and they are much gentler towards the rims than the SwissStop Black Prince...

SwissStop Black Prince have so far been the worst pads in terms of "wheel care" I have ever tried.

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dgasmd
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by dgasmd

US source???????

glepore
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Cysco Ti custom Campy SR mechanical (6.9);Cannondale SS Evo Di2 7970 (5.79); Willier Cento Uno Air Di2 9070 (7.0); C40 Mk2 DA 7800 ; Anvil Custom steel Etap;1996 Colnago Technos Record

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