New pads for Shimano XTR

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freakformtb
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New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby freakformtb » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:19 pm

Hello,
I have Shimano XTR M985 and would like to change the OEM pads. I wondered if anyone has been using Rahox brake pads. Here is the link http://www.rahoxbrakes.com/rahox-shimano-xtr-m985-disc-brake-pads/. I found this brand browsing in youtube, and they have a nice video of a mtb rotor glowing.
Thanks

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njee20
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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby njee20 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:27 pm

Never heard of em, barely any cheaper than OEM, so it's a no from me. I use Superstar Organic in mine.

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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby RockmonkeySC » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:42 pm

I also like Superstar pads. Excellent bite and power combined with good life and bargain price.

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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby freakformtb » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:43 pm

I have just Google and see that BikeRadar has the most extensive list of brake pad reviews, and I was wondering if someone here could know something about.

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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby cooldad » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:46 pm

Superstar user as well.

Let's see:

SS

Cheaper
Local
Comply with DSR.
Address, phone no, etc easy to find.
Neil keeps an eye on the forum for problems.
And this:
Brake pad Guarantee: If you don’t like them with 45 days of use, send them back and we will give you your money back! We are so confident of the pads we sell; we have a no quibble trial period.

Rahox

More expensive.
Don't comply with DSR.
Address hidden at the bottom of T&Cs
No phone no.
And this:
Please contact Rahox Customer Service at xxxxxxxx before returning the products. Products returned to Rahox without proper authorization will not be processed.

So for those reasons, I'm out.
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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby cooldad » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:50 pm

Njee you might be a bit cynical. OP may well be foreign based on the syntax, so they could be local to him.
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freakformtb
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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby freakformtb » Thu Jan 23, 2014 17:57 pm

OK, SuperStars then

Thank you

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Re: New pads for Shimano XTR

Postby POAH » Thu Jan 23, 2014 18:19 pm

or uberbike or nukeproof or any one of a number of similarly priced pads


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