Galfer is to brakes as Xerox is to copying ... look no further if you want the best in stainless lines, rotors, and pads. Galfer brake pads are produced in a variety of compounds designed to provide an ideal braking experience for every rider in every condition. Galfer pads feature stress released backing plates to assure perfect flatness and less tendency to warp/age under hard braking conditions. Consider the following features and benefits of Galfer's compounds in making your pad selections:
BLACK (UPGRADED!!! Semi-Metallic Carbon) - These brake pads are now a upgraded compound that is comparable to the GREEN Kevlar pads even though they are colored black. This is the new-revision GG rated pad compound, which Galfer has now combined to have more of the caracteristics of their original green organicpad; very responsive, low rotor wear, quiet, but long lasting, They offer extreme versatility with the ability to be used on both front and rear, and on both street and dirt with excellent effectiveness. These semi-metallic/carbon pads offer great longevity while limiting rotor wear. The black compound pads provide a strong progressive feel allowing for a controlled braking modulation.
For many riders, the ideal combination is using Galfer Upgraded Black in the front and rear.