Cooling Fin Brake Pads

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Posted: Dec 12, 2012 at 17:50 Quote
Has anyone heard of; or thought of, having cooling fins on aftermarket Brake Pads?

I.e. say cooling fins on an aftermarket set of Formula pads...

Posted: Dec 13, 2012 at 3:04 Quote
Depends if Shimano have patented the technology. If they did, and I'm pretty sure that they have, then it might not be as easy as a company just copying them and selling them aftermarket (without getting sued to oblivion). Pretty sure someone else would have done it by now if it was do-able.

Posted: Dec 13, 2012 at 18:54 Quote
Even if shimano does have a patent that usually doesn't stop another company from making a slightly different version of the technology. Since last year was the first year we've seen cooling fins on brake pads I would expect many other companies to be in the R&D phase with their own designs.

Posted: Dec 13, 2012 at 22:52 Quote

Looks like a spatula sticking out of the brake haha

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Posted: Dec 14, 2012 at 0:32 Quote
spatula = gash to leg and stitches !

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