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    ashima rotors with semi-metallic pads?

    I'm picking up a pair of the light weight Ashima rotors in a week or so. I know they don't recommend organic pads and many use sintered, but what about semi-metallic pads? I was looking at some semi-metallic pads with alloy back plates. It's on my XC race bike so I don't need the pads to last forever. Would the semi-metallic pads split the difference in terms of lifespan between organic and sintered?


    Last edited by foresterxt; 04-15-2010 at 09:04 AM.

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    Can't tell you about semi's but I'm using the dual compound Ashima pads with good luck so far... but only 5-6 rides on them, but no notable wear yet. Stopping power good. (XTR calipers).
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