Brakes and brake related equipment (pads / cables / tools)
Brake pads from Fibrax and SwissStop for your Brompton folding bicycle
Stopping your bike is important! Here at Brilliant Bikes we sell genuine disc brake pads from Avid, Hope and Shimano. We also sell cheaper generic pads from Aztec and Clarks to fit other makes of disc.
Brake pads for rim type brakes - from Shimano, Fibrax and SwissStop
Disc brakes give better stopping power on a bike, and can therefore increase the riders confidence
More commonly used on mountain bikes they are now becoming mainstream on road bikes too
Here we list disc brake systems, components (e.g. disc brake calliper mounts / adapters) and calipers from Hope and Shimano
Before disc brakes came along, rim brakes were the most commonly used type of brakes on bikes
They work by putting pressure / friction on the rim of the wheel - slowing it down
Genuine Shimano BR-M985 / BR-M785 / BR-M666 / BR-S700 resin disc pads (pair), spring and split pin Pads are marked G01A on the backing plate for easy identification
Genuine Shimano BR-M985 Metal pad, with cooling fin and spring - complete with split pin Pads are marked F03C and are suitable for XTR, XT, SLX and Alfine systems
Genuine Shimano Saint / Zee metal disc brake pads, spring and split pin for BR-M820, BR-M810 and BR-M640 disk brake systems. Pads are marked with D02S on the backing plate for easy identification
Genuine Shimano G03Ti / G04Ti metal with titanium backing plate bicycle disc brake pads (pair) Pads are marked with G03Ti (or G04Ti) METAL on the backing plate for easy identification once removed from the caliper.
Genuine Shimano BR-M975 resin pads with spring, titanium backed Pads are marked with M07Ti
Pair of genuine Shimano metal compound brake pads for use with XTR M965 mono-block hydraulic disc brake system, complete with spring and split pin. Pads are marked M06 on the backing plate,
Pair of genuine Shimano metal compound bicycle disc brake pads for use with the Shimano Deore XT BR-M755 (for cross country) and BR-M755-DH (for downhill) disc brake systems The disc pads are marked M03 on the backing plate for easy identification.
Genuine Shimano BR-M775 resin brake pads, retaining spring and split pin The pads are marked A01S on the backing plate for easy identification
Genuine Shimano BR-M985 / BR-M785 / BR-M666 / BR-S700 metal brake pads with spring and split pin. Pads are marked G04S on the backing plate for easy identification.
A pair of replacement brake pads complete with holders
Pair of replacement cartridge brake pad inserts from Fibrax - compatible with the Brompton Fibrax brake holders
Pair of replacement road brake pads (inserts) from Fibrax. (The same as used by Brompton except this is the Extreme / red version) Please note: This is just the rubber pad, not the holder / shoe.