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What are the best brake pads to use with both carbon rims and alu rims? I'm too lazy to change them out for every race, which in my race schedule is every weekend for the next 2 months. Anyone have any preferences or experience good or bad w/specific pads w/both alu and carbon rims?
 

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What are the best brake pads to use with both carbon rims and alu rims? I'm too lazy to change them out for every race, which in my race schedule is every weekend for the next 2 months. Anyone have any preferences or experience good or bad w/specific pads w/both alu and carbon rims?
After you use any brake pad on aluminium small amounts become embeded in the pad. This will wear out your carbon rims faster then you want. You can dress the pads with a file before you use them on carbon but this is a pain. Carbon only pads do not work as well on aluminium rims and standard pads can create heat buildup on carbon wheels. The best bet is to get an extra set of brake pad holders, one for standard one for carbon.
 
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