When to change brake pads?
I always carry a spare set & sometimes they’re even the right ones for the bike I’m riding !
Either way I rarely change them till they’re on the metal anyway,unless I’ve got an epic or event to do..Rotors are pretty tough & can stand a bit of metal on metal now ‘n again…..Posted 4 years agobentandbrokenMember
I was expecting some comments on how running them until they are to thin leads to a breakdown of the ‘pad’ and a sudden collapse of braking ability.
However, it sounds like I will carry on for now and see what happens. I have ordered two new sets and (based on comments above) will stick one set in my puncture repair kit so that they are on hand when I am out on the bikePosted 4 years agoLord Felcham the IIIMember
I hardly use mine so never changed them. However, I have ‘heard’ that there is a little bit that pokes out of the spring retainer, this makes a ringing sound when it gets down to this, that signals it’s time to change the pads at your next opportunity, apparently…Posted 4 years ago
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