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Brake Pads

When break pads are worn out they need to be replaced. Brake pads are either compatibel with sinter brake pads or organic brake pads. Both pads have the following features:

Sinter Brake Pads


These pads are made of 50% metal and 50% fill material. They are more durable and provide good performance when they heat up. The disadvantage is that they wear out rather quickly and they are inclined to squeak while braking.

Organic Brake Pads


Organic pads contain elements of glass, rubber, carbon fibres and fill material. These pads wear out rather quickly, but they are easy on the disc and emit less noise.


Only use prake pads recommended by the manufacturer.

Ensure that all screws and bolts are tightened to the correct torque. The correct torque is indicated on the component itself, in the bike manual provided with your new bike, or here in the Technical Support Center.


Canyon consistently strives to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information contained in this Technical Support Center. Any repairs or adjustments which you carry out on your bike are entirely at your own risk. If you are in any doubt about what to do, you should send your bike to Canyon or take it to another qualified repair specialist. Canyon gives no guarantee or accepts no liability for the any of the information contained in this Technical Support Center.

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