Patent Number: 7,784,594

Title: Brake pad assembly for a bicycle disc brake

Abstract: Disclosed herein is a brake pad assembly for a disc brake on a bicycle, the brake pad assembly comprising a brake friction pad and a back plate. The back plate includes a first layer deposited onto the brake friction pad and a second layer deposited onto the first layer. The first layer is made of an aluminum alloy and the second layer is made of a stainless steel.

Inventors: Iwai; Toru (Sakai, JP), Kashimoto; Yoshikazu (Sakai, JP)

Assignee: Shimano Inc.

International Classification: F16D 69/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018