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Yes, there are aluminum backed organic brake pads available for the Elixir series brakes. The SRAM part number is 11.5015.040.020 with the description [Disc Brake Pads Organic/Aluminum - Elixir 20 sets], according to the 2014 SRAM Spare Parts Catalog.


I've made some observations checking out different bikes here and there and at today's workshop for Christmas Anonymous -- We will assume, for the sake of this discussion that brakes fall into three categories, calipers, cantilevers, and V-brakes. (Yes, there are others, but not common enough to worry about unless you're really into odd bikes.) Calipers ...

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