Ciclvtn,Brk Pad,Basic Mtb Post Type,70Mm All Wthr,Blk Basic Brake Pad Set Ciclovation Brakepads

Ciclvtn,Brk Pad,Basic Mtb Post Type,70Mm All Wthr,Blk Basic Brake Pad Set Ciclovation Brakepads

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Advanced compound for aluminum rims with optimum gripping power
-High performance in both wet and dry conditions
-All weather compound
-70 mm
-Advanced compound for aluminum rims with optimum gripping power. Offers high performance in both wet and dry conditions.
-Available for Pickup within 2 to 1 businesses days


Types of Brake Pads
Choosing Brake Pads
Why Choose Live4Bikes

Types of Brake Pads

Rim Brake Pads:

Rim brake pads are used in caliper or cantilever brake systems. They press against the rim of the wheel to slow down or stop the bike. These pads come in various materials, such as rubber or leather, each offering different levels of performance and durability.

Disc Brake Pads:

Disc brake pads are designed for disc brake systems. They press against a rotor attached to the wheel hub. These pads are available in different compounds, including organic, metallic, and semi-metallic, each providing unique braking characteristics and wear rates.

V-Brake Pads:

V-brake pads are specifically designed for V-brake systems. They are known for their strong braking power and are commonly used on mountain bikes and hybrids.

Hydraulic Brake Pads:

Hydraulic brake pads are used in hydraulic brake systems, which provide superior stopping power and modulation. These pads are typically made of materials that offer consistent performance under various conditions.

Maintenance of Brake Pads

Regular Inspection:

Regularly inspect your brake pads for signs of wear or damage. Replace them if they are worn down to the wear indicator or if they are causing noise during braking.


Keep your brake pads and braking surfaces clean by wiping them down regularly to remove dirt and debris. Use a soft cloth and appropriate cleaning solution to avoid contamination.


Ensure your brake pads are properly aligned with the braking surface. Misaligned pads can cause uneven wear and reduce braking efficiency. Adjust the pad position as needed.

Professional Service:

For more complex maintenance or if you're unsure about performing maintenance yourself, take your bike to a professional mechanic who can ensure your brake pads are in optimal condition.

Choosing the Right Brake Pads

When selecting brake pads, consider the compatibility with your bike's braking system, your riding style, and the conditions you'll be riding in. Different types of brake pads offer varying levels of performance, durability, and braking power.

  • Compatibility: Ensure the brake pads are compatible with your bike's brake system, whether it's rim, disc, V-brake, or hydraulic brakes.
  • Material: Choose the appropriate material for your needs. Organic pads are quieter but wear faster, while metallic pads offer better performance in wet conditions but can be noisier.
  • Riding Conditions: Consider the typical riding conditions. For wet or muddy environments, pads with better water shedding capabilities and durability are preferable.
  • Performance: Look for pads that offer the right balance of braking power and modulation for your riding style, whether it's road cycling, mountain biking, or commuting.

Installation Guide:

Installing brake pads is a straightforward process, but it requires some basic tools and attention to detail. Here's a general guide:

Tools Needed:

  • Allen wrenches
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Flathead screwdriver


  1. Remove Old Pads: Use the appropriate tool to remove the old brake pads from the caliper or brake arm.
  2. Clean the Brake Surface: Thoroughly clean the braking surface to ensure optimal contact for the new pads.
  3. Install New Pads: Insert the new brake pads into the caliper or brake arm and secure them according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  4. Align the Pads: Adjust the position of the brake pads to ensure they contact the braking surface evenly when the brake lever is engaged.
  5. Test the Brakes: Test the brakes to ensure proper installation and adjustment. Make any necessary adjustments to achieve optimal braking performance.

Why Choose Live4Bikes

Located in Bellflower, Live4Bikes is your trusted local bike shop dedicated to serving the cycling community with passion and expertise. Here's why you should choose us for all your biking needs:

  • Expertise: Our team consists of experienced cycling enthusiasts who are passionate about helping riders find the perfect bike and accessories.
  • Wide Selection: We offer a diverse range of bikes, parts, and accessories from leading brands, ensuring options for riders of all ages and skill levels.
  • Personalized Service: As a local bike shop, we provide personalized assistance and recommendations tailored to your individual preferences and riding goals.
  • Community Engagement: We actively support the local cycling community through events, competitions, and workshops, fostering camaraderie and growth within the sport.
  • Quality Assurance: We prioritize quality and reliability in our products, offering durable and performance-driven bikes and components that meet the demands of riders.
  • Convenience: With our Bellflower location, you can easily visit our shop for repairs, tune-ups, or to explore our latest cycling gear and accessories.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we strive to provide exceptional service and support to ensure a positive cycling experience for every customer.

Experience the difference of shopping at a local bike shop that's committed to your needs and the thriving cycling community in Bellflower. Choose Live4Bikes for all your biking adventures!

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