good alternatives to Vesrah pads?

Ilya A. Kriveshko ilya.kriveshko at
Thu Mar 19 14:26:45 PDT 2009

Same experience here, Jo. Since doing a season on Vesra pads, I have
failed to switch to comparable competitors' products. Twice already had
to give up a nearly brand new set up for adoption, and buy me a set of

I'm sorry you are having problems getting the right product. Personally,
I'd give it another go, possibly with another, even if intermediary,
vendor, who would be willing go to bat for you.

Jo Rhett wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2009, at 11:16 AM, andy at wrote:
>> Although only on the street,
> As I've gotten faster I've found that what I need on the street and
> what I need on the track are nearly polar opposites.  The street pad
> needs to work on a cold, damp morning at slow speed for the first stop
> sign.   The racing pad needs to deliver maximum stopping power at high
> heat.
> I use galfer on the street and used to use them on the track and used
> to love them.  But when the Vesrah pads first came in the wrong type,
> I borrowed a set of Galfer's new "track and sport" pad for an Infineon
> and found myself turning into a deeply religious person, going into
> every single corner squeezing the living crap out of the brake and
> waiting waiting waiting for it to do something.  It was a nightmare.
> So I'll check these out, but I'm deeply cautious at this point about
> anything used safely by street riders.

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