Friends, this is just a wrap-up of a huge test, I've been doing for over a year. Do NOT put your brakes to such an extreme and DON'T spray hot brakes with the water!
Good test but thumbs down just for the use of an ebike
I'm on a Trek FX 3 2021 with Shimano RT26 Ice Tech 160mm 6 Bolt Rotors, matched with Shimano B01S Resin Brake Pads. (Resin only stated)
If I wanna improve braking performance, can I swop to Disco Brake Pads, namely the Ceramic Hard & Soft compounds, & the Kevlar type without any need to change the Rotors?
Live in Singapore, mostly equatorial weather, hot, humid climate, where it often rains from November to January. Ride mostly on pavements & tarmac roads.
Often carry some weight behind, so effective braking is a concern.
Hey! Love your videos! This one is SO important! So, are Disco brand pads the best? Where do I get them? Are you sponsored by Disco? What other brake pad brands would you recommend?
I have SRAM RS Guide brakes/calipers.
Hey! I love your videos!
So, after watching your brake pad test, I ordered 2 complete sets (8 pads) of (British) Gorilla ceramic mtb pads. The price was very reasonable, about $40 U.S. for 2 sets. I was quite happy with the performance of the pads after bedding them in.
My problem is I believe I have contaminated the front pads with a spray solution designed for applying vinyl decals.
Do you have any good methods for cleaning possibly contaminated pads?
Just got some Discobrakes Ceramics on advice from this video. The stopping power just after bedding them in is incredible.
I also used this tip of rubbing the pads under water before installing them - https://youtu.be/piWBVDh1pTE?t=290
i don't have any brake pads i usually just use my face
Thank you! Gonna get myself some ceramic pads
You didn’t mention resin
Okay its time to order ceramic
hello! I wonder what's the computer bike you are using on this video, looks nice!
You also didn't change rotors between pads so as you changed materials more and more times the percentage of maximum power possible by each pad would also decrease
Great video, were the ceramic pads the hard or pro version from Disco Brakes?
Thank you! awesome testing!!
I’m using tektro pads on new Ebike. They sound like a toilet flushing after only 20 km. Have you ever heard a sound like this before? See my video ‘disc brakes sound like they have their own plumbing’ I had them Replaced with jagwire semi metallic pads and so far, after 35 km, no noise.
Stopping distance isn't so much reliant on brake pad friction, but rather tire friction. You can have the most powerful pads in the world, but you'll still lock up your tires.
In other words, disregard resin?
Whick break pads have the longest life span becuase i brought some resion ones and they lasted me about 4 mounth to the point that they dont work anymore and to replace them they r 10 quid a pair and that is a lot of money to me because i still in highschool so which break would be best i need some that have a long life span and that are good at stoping please help me
I heard ceramics brakes are good but is it true they wear out quickly? I'm not a regular biker, I don't know which brakes to go for. At the moment its factory brakes (resin). These have been contaminated and making a nasty noise. Stopping power is bad. I'm thinking kevlar or ceramics.
What are you wearing mate? Look like a clown all you need is the red👃.
Would get more views is you had the nose!
I cant believe how underrated this video is! Great info, and very entertaining to watch. Keep it up!
Exactly the info I needed all in one place - thanks a lot
Sick vid ty
Nice video. Here’s all the info i needed. Thanks man. Keep doing this. Greeting from Peru.
what I do and also works for me is run resin pads with shimano Ice-tech rotors 203mm, I'm agree with you that metallic pads last longer but they make me miss the grip and precision of the resin ones
What about ceramic pads... I heard good things about them but I haven’t try one yet
I have metallic pads on my patrol but what I ended up doing was changing the rotor for a 203mm in the rear so now I have 203 both front and rear. The feeling is a lot better and they don’t heat as fast or as much.. I don’t know why bikes don’t come with 200mm rotors all the way around
I remember reading you need to do something when going to resin from sintered. Is sanding down rotars all you need to do then. Keep up good work. Thanks for showing!
Great video bud!
I wouldn't bed in pads by dragging the brakes it glazes the pads, find a slope and do a dozen sudden stops to put quick heat into them, they will work better.
thanks for sharing your input on different kind of brake pads. now i have to try each kind of compounds.
I pretty much only run metallic pads, the reduction of brake fade has been something that I have really enjoyed, as well as the additional power, I can brake later and with more consistency, so why not?
Metallic pads. After coming from resin pads, I really don't notice any short comings going to metallic.
What pads are you using? Have you every tried different compounds?
Can someone tell me the songs at 1:56 and 4:47?? If you know one of them tell it as well
The difference in the results, reflects the way that you ride the bike 2-3 meters before entering the breaking zone. If you did the same for all of them, the results would have been the same (WIth MAGURA). Watch closely again....
OU SUA DESGRAÇA VOCÊ TA SENTADO E PRA LEVANTAR O CORPO Q A BICICLETA SOBE PRA RL NE GRINGO DO FAZ MERDA VELHO PUTA QUE PARIU
I'm just starting out but on a loose train it comes down to tires ? How about do same test on a dirt ? Unless your trails are all asphalt...
Very decent comparison! By the way what are the songs in this video? Can someone tell me please???
I just received in the mail my set of Magura "race" pads. So I searched YouTube to see if someone dived deep into the comparison.. I got close. I still wonder if I should keep the "performance" pads or use these "race" pads.
Shift your weight back while braking and you’ll be able to grab way more front brake. You’re just dead sailoring for every pass. It’s consistent, so I guess the test is still valid... but if you want to stop fast, scoot your butt back.
They have even more aggressive pads. Magura race pads
I love this channel
Suspension locked out vs open braking.
Then once you've established the shorter stopping distance setup, you do rider and apparel/PPE only weight VS adding chassis water bottle, plus 2 bottles in a backpack with snacks, tube and multi tool braking.
Next, ascending seat position VS descending seat position brake test.
You had the right idea but I don't think testing brakes and stopping power on pavement has any solid relevance on a mountain bike. Unless of course a particular mountain bike rider is going to ride mostly on the pavement. Testing on pavement rather than dirt skews the results, because there is more grip, I.E a higher coefficient of friction between the road surface and the tires on pavement vs dirt.
sorry to be a downer. if you watch, he is pedaling harder with the old brakes then the new brakes. is there a difference? maybe not 2 feet.
review this bike!
This says to me that Cannondale is out of touch with the market.
Round about 16 Percent more Power with other Pads. I would say, more with special Pad-Set and Company and so on...
What compound is the best for lasting
Great Video/Test nice to see how sram compare to a good Brake
Any tricks to get the speed sensor in a shimano rotor ? I can only find the direct mount ones with the spot for it. Thanks. Dig the content
We strongly recommend testing a Structure SCW1 in a comparo of this type. Pad type, rotor size, piston count, and suspension type contribute to big differences from bike to bike.
so the title should be organic vs semi-metallic vs sintered brake pads...
Would this apply to bikes with disc brakes?
I want brake pads that are equal to my oem for my 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900. Which material or type of pads do I want? Sintered, semi-sintered or organic?
great video man, thanks a lot! 10x
Thanks a lot, nice job