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L04C Metallic Disc Brake Pads

5 out of 5 stars
2 Reviews



Why We Like The Shimano L04C Metallic Disc Brake Pads

Cooler brakes stop more reliably, and Shimano's L04C Metallic Disc Brake Pads use both cooling Ice Technology and metal construction to provide the highest all-around stopping power in Shimano's line. On their own, the metal pads display reliable, high stopping power in wet or dry conditions, demonstrating consistently better durability over repetitive use than their resin counterparts. These pads are compatible with Shimano's 2-piston gravel calipers as well as GRX road setups.


  • Brake pads for consistent stopping power, even in the heat
  • Ice technology helps dissipate heat to keep braking power up
  • Metallic compound for reliable stopping in wet or dry
  • Radiation fin pad moves heat outwards to keep pads cool
  • Compatible with Shimano BR-RS805 and BR-RS505 brakes
  • Item #SHI00BD
aluminum, stainless steel
Deore XT M8100 Series, SLX M7100 Series, Dura-Ace R9150 Series, Ultegra R8050 Series, Shimano 105 R7100 Di2 Series, Shimano 105 R7000 Series, Tiagra 4700 Series, GRX 11, 12-Speed
2 pads, 1 pad spring, 1 pin
road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years

Overall Rating

5 based on 2 ratings

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5 out of 5 stars

April 18, 2023

Easy to Install

I've used it several times
5' 11"

Super easy install. Great stopping power. Metal pads get incredibly loud when wet so keep that in mind.

Caleb K
5 out of 5 stars

June 12, 2020

Shimano GRX 400 brakes

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Despite what a backcountry rep told me, and despite what the Shimano GRX 400 docs say (by omission), these pads, which are the L04C metallic pads, fit my GRX 400 brakes. My GRX 400 brakes came new with the L03A resin pads, so if your bike uses L03A pads, then these L04C pads will also fit. Oh yeah, and if you don't already know, the "L" on a pad means the left side of the caliper when you are sitting on the bike, and the "R" on a pad means the right side of the caliper.

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