Helvetia Sports

Helvetia Sports Ltd. distributes SwissStop bicycle brake pads in the US and Canada.

tel. 800 716 9010
fax. 866 596 0005

SwissStop Brake Pads

In the small town of Mendrisio, Switzerland SwissStop produces brake pads for road, mountain, cyclocross and city bikes using state of the art pad compounds. Drawing on the parent company's 75 year history as an innovator in the technical rubber industry, the engineers at SwissStop formulate compounds, design pad shapes and work with component manufacturers to optimize the performance of their products.

SwissStop is proud to be the brake pad choice of many equipment manufacturers, professional teams and riders around the world.


New BXP for alloy wheels and Black Prince compound for carbon wheels - available now

SwissStop compounds 2013
  • Original Black: Incredibly smooth, rim friendly braking for alloy wheels.
  • BXP: New compound for alloy wheels. More brake power with less effort.
  • Yellow King: Great brake performance on carbon wheels.
  • Black Prince: New compound for carbon wheels. Excellent modulation. Improved wet weather performance and lower temperatures.

SwissStop EXOTherm Brake Pad RECALL

October 31, 2017

Dear SwissStop Customer:
Rex Articoli Tecnini SA has issued a recall notice for all SwissStop EXOTherm disc brake pad models due to potential separation of the friction compound from the backplate.

You may have a bicycle equipped with SwissStop EXOTherm disc brake pads. PLEASE STOP RIDING YOUR BIKE until you have determined that your brake pads are not part of this recall.

This recall is being conducted with the appropriate national governing bodies.

ITEM RECALLED: SwissStop EXOTherm disc brake pads - all models.

  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 25
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 26
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 27
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 28
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 30
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 31
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 32
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 34

If you have SwissStop EXOTherm brake pads, please contact your place of purchase or your bicycle dealer to arrange return and a full refund for the affected pads. All EXOTherm disc brake pads, new or used, must be returned to a SwissStop dealer for refund.

All returns to dealers must be received by November 30, 2017.

If you are unsure if your brake pads are part of this recall, please contact your local bicycle dealer for verification.

Downloadable PDF recall notice from SwissStop

For further information, please contact Helvetia Sports.