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checking on brake pad universality

Shimano Ultegra BR 6403 Brake Pads


will these pads work on any bike rim with caliper type brakes


thank you

2 Replies

Maybe, maybe not.

They should be pretty compatible if what you mean by caliper brakes is more precisely called "side-pull" or "dual pivot".

If, on the other hand, your brakes are actually either linear-pull (aka V brakes) or cantilever brakes, these may not work as they mount differently and/or need a set of convex/concave washers to be able to align them properly to the rim.

If you're still not sure, best to consult with your local store.

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Thank you Tom


they are side pull so should work, i will find out:)