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  1. #1
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    Elixer 9 Trail pads?

    Looking for new pads for my Avid Elixer 9 Trail brakes.

    The pads in there now look EXACTLY like the XO Trail pads. In fact, I stuck some XO Trail pads in there and they fit.

    They don't look like the Elixer pads.

    Can someone confirm for me that I want to buy XO Trail pads for Elixer 9 Trail brakes?

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    You will want to buy brake pads that work with the Trail brake lineup. The Elixir brake lineup uses a different pad and will not work with the Trail brakes.

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    Pads for the Elixir 9 Trail are the same as what's used in the Elixir 7 Trail and the XO Trail.

    They don't look like the Elixer pads.
    'Trail' models have 4 pistons.
    Standard Elixir brakes only have 2 pistons.
    4 pistons = bigger pads

  4. #4
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    Okay, so all the trail brakes use the same pads. Thanks!!

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