Barradine empty Brake Pad

2.4/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $6.99

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Ed Norton a Weekend Warrior from Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2011

Strengths:    Low Price; The look nice.

Weaknesses:    Stopping power is mediocre at best.

Bottom Line:   
I like stopping power, which these seem to lack. For me, these pads were an expirement. Based on the results, looks can be deceiving and you still get what you pay for. I'm much more satisfied with the Kool Stop pads.

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Favorite Trail:   Kankamagus

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Kool Stop

Bike Setup:   Entry Level Trek MTB

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by David Parkes a Weekend Warrior from Santiago, Chile

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2004

Strengths:    None

Weaknesses:    These are the worst disk brake pads. It took me 6 rides to wear them in. By the time they were worn in, they had practically worn out! I have had them less than 2 weeks and they are already 3/4 of the way down. On long descents they cease to function - VERY DANGEROUS!!! On top of the that I had to pay $ 20 per set as they were the only ones available at the local market.

Bottom Line:   
This is a review for Barradine brake pads for Shimano XT hydraulic disk brakes. DONT BUY THEM - THEY ARE DANGEROUS!!!! And be careful when buying from ALTERED!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Santuario

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Altered

Similar Products Used:   Original Shimano pads. Lasted me 18 months.

Bike Setup:   One with s*** brake pads.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mark a Weekend Warrior from NW England

Date Reviewed: January 13, 2002

Strengths:    Excellent grip on rims in all conditions

Weaknesses:    The pads wear down relatively quickly -2 20 mile rides in the Gritstone Peak District, England

Bottom Line:   
A good pad in all weathers. Cheap and cheerful

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Favorite Trail:   around Les Arcs, France

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $7.00

Purchased At:   Local shop

Similar Products Used:   I've recently started using Cartridge pads

Bike Setup:   Kona XC Hardtail, Judy XC. Mavic 517 F and Mavic 519 R.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bill a Weekend Warrior from Adelaide

Date Reviewed: February 19, 2000

Strengths:    Cheap option when you shift from an LX pad to an XT replaceable type. Makes it possible to vary pad makers (Koolstop, Ritchey etc) and save.

Weaknesses:    None yet.

Bottom Line:   
Good cheap pad which todate works better then LX. I suggest you monitor their wear to ensure that they do not eventually scrape your rim (XT will scrape too if you are not careful). Once original pads expire you can upgrade to Koolstop replacement pads (cheap option). Makes sense.

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Favorite Trail:   any

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Shimano only

Bike Setup:   Fisher Joshua with many upgrades.

Overall Rating:1
Submitted by mack a Cross-Country Rider from sheffield uk

Date Reviewed: January 1, 2000

were cheaper than replacement xt pads

absolute garbage,have only had on for about 5/6 rides and they wore out completely right down to the metal holders,and took gouge out of rear rim

Bottom Line:   
don't,don't,don't buy these,got one cool chile,because they at least look the part!!!

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Favorite Trail:   
ladybower circle

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
kool stops (the tops)and xt's

Bike Setup:   
mount vision

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