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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-16-2013, 02:07 AM Thread Starter
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Brakes breaking the bank?

So im looking at purchasing some new brakes and am researching trying to find deals. I have read about the lyndall brakes but stumbled on a different manufacturer on Eastern Perfomances' webpage

Anyone ever heard of or tried Custom Chrome Ferodo Organic Brake Pads?? They are 2/3 cheaper than the lyndall brakes but sometimes you get what you pay for...

Just wondering if anyone here has tried them.

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-16-2013, 06:49 AM
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I have Lyndall Gold, with no complaints. Why take a chance? Lyndall pads are a proven item. What could be more important than your brakes?

Oh, and they are MUCH cleaner than the old HD pads.
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+1 on the Gold Pads, worth the money!!!!
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I switched to Lyndall Gold when I put my Coastal Moto wheels on at the suggestion of the folks at Coastal just for the brake dust factor. I've since put 3-4 thousand miles on them. I can honestly say that for stopping power they are just as good if not better the then OEM pads and there is no brake dust on my wheels even after a few 500 mile lunch rides.

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Here is a link to some guidance from Lyndall on which pads they recommend. The interesting thing is they say that the Gold pads are more of a racing application, and Z+ is more of a street application, note comments about rotor friendliness of Z+

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The oganics' do have a kinda no lock up feelin to them, if that makes sense, also it seems you break yourself into the pads, they are not for everybody, I was offered a return if didn't like, kept em on the front, but will be changing back to stock, depends on your rotor too.
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Amazon has them for around $36 a set.




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Thanks Jim il give amazon a look my bike is an 04.


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I have run Lyndall gold and Z Plus for years. I like them both. Gold are way more expensive and don't seem to really work any better IMO. There is a place that sells these cheap out there.

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Thanks, I need a set on the rear and I'll give these a try.
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