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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I've got two pairs of L05A (the successor to...

I've got two pairs of L05A (the successor to L03A) waiting for me in my mailbox from Performance (see above). They are out now, but other vendors should have this in stock now or soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

How much toilet paper did you hoard during the...

How much toilet paper did you hoard during the pandemic?

I confess to hoarding J03A (which is what my main rides use). I got two pairs of L03A from Mike's Bikes just before they went AWOL, sent...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

WorldWideCycle has a slightly better price, but...

WorldWideCycle has a slightly better price, but they aren't available yet. I suspect there is a huge backlog of people using crappy 3rd-party pads for the last couple of years in Dura Ace, Ultegra,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

They just shipped. The pair in the photo are...

They just shipped. The pair in the photo are those that came with my new GRX calipers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

They develop a dog-bone pattern when they are...

They develop a dog-bone pattern when they are completely worn down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I may have over-exaggerated, but I did do a lot...

I may have over-exaggerated, but I did do a lot of braking. (The road had only just opened and the craters in the pavement were almost as big as the one in the volcano.)

Avoid the smoke!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I put new pads on just before riding Crater Lake...

I put new pads on just before riding Crater Lake (44 miles) a couple of weeks ago. I think about 1/2 of the padding remains. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think any pad that starts with L0 will fit.

I think any pad that starts with L0 will fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

They are new, and they came with my new set of...

They are new, and they came with my new set of GRX calipers. So they will work. L03A are unobtainium (except for insane Amazon scalper prices).

Here are both, L03A in the middle, flanked by L05A:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I just ordered some L05A (the new version) from...

I just ordered some L05A (the new version) from Performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I tried it. I had a new rotor damaged by a pad...

I tried it. I had a new rotor damaged by a pad that was beyond end-of-life (kid was on the bike, we were in an active wildfire zone, and no time and nowhere to stop and deal with the problem). I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

I tend to go through rotors about once a year or...

I tend to go through rotors about once a year or so. I find the center-lock ones (which also have better cooling fins) seem to last longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,722
Posted By Polaris OBark

Low. Under 1K. I ride lots of hills and abrasive...

Low. Under 1K. I ride lots of hills and abrasive dirt.
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