I tried the OEM Hayes pads and found them ok, but not great. I then switched to the sintered metal and like the power much better. They do, however, heat up a little more than organics, but I can deal with it. It seems they last a little longer too, and do very well in the wet. I weigh 200 lbs so and I do not mind the modulation of the metal pads - it seems similar to the organics I had before. I do notice that metal flat out stops harder.

So - what are your favorite pads and why....???