Our New V-Type 2 insert just got heavier with 1.5mm more pad material than our original V-Type insert and still fits most all Shimano Style V-Brake holders. The Kool Stop V-Type 2 brake pads are designed for all weather high-performance. Kool Stop V-Type 2 brake pads features the same thickness of Shimano's original XT level brake pads to provide a longer life. Also features water grooves for extreme wet and weather conditions, and also rim friendly. Sold in Pairs.