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Old 2008-12-12, 09:39 PM   #1
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Pedal Thread

Hey,

So I decided to make a thread all about pedals. Feel free to suggest your favorites or what you think is best, worst, lightest, heaviest, strongest, weakest or whatever. Pictures would be awesome as well. There it is so have at it!
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Old 2008-12-13, 12:10 AM   #2
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i like these although there small they have lasted me a few months,in that time i learnt pedal and crank grabs and did some big drops



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becuase my last pedals bearing are going bung im upgrading to these mmmmmmmmmmm titanium,




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Old 2008-12-13, 01:32 AM   #4
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check these out ,Stainless steel body ,life time warranty ,sealed ,4 bearings,replaceable pins ,very nice.
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Old 2008-12-13, 02:49 AM   #5
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Josh from udc had these on his muni. They are super awesome where do you get them.
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Old 2008-12-13, 04:10 AM   #6
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check these out ,Stainless steel body ,life time warranty ,sealed ,4 bearings,replaceable pins ,very nice.
I WANT!

HOW MUCH AND WHERE?
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Old 2009-05-31, 11:53 AM   #7
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HOW MUCH AND WHERE?
they're Syncros stainless pedals

http://www.stif.co.uk/gear/select_op...productid=5374
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Glow in the dark twisted PCs:

http://www.danscomp.com/465058.php?cat=PARTS

I think they would look nice crankflipping in the dark.
They're avaliable at MDC too, but I'm not sure if they would glow after TOO much sun! Some glow in the dark stops to glow after too much sun...
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Old 2008-12-13, 03:05 PM   #9
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Glow in the dark twisted PCs:

http://www.danscomp.com/465058.php?cat=PARTS

I think they would look nice crankflipping in the dark.
nice! i have glow in the dark cielenckis on my coker, maybe other members of my uni family will get these!

right now i'm riding pc's on three of my unis, they work awesome, but i think i'll put metal pedals back on my muni.

the last metal ones i used (and liked) were these:
http://www.danscomp.com/465185.php?cat=PARTS

my wife wanted them, so i gave them to her and figured i'd give pc's a try.
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Glow in the dark twisted PCs:

http://www.danscomp.com/465058.php?cat=PARTS

I think they would look nice crankflipping in the dark.
These ones are nice!
I liked the purple!

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Old 2008-12-15, 10:27 PM   #11
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check these out ,Stainless steel body ,life time warranty ,sealed ,4 bearings,replaceable pins ,very nice.
where do you get these?
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Old 2008-12-15, 11:56 PM   #12
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where do you get these?
Oh and there was me thinking somebody wanted to talk to me!
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check these out ,Stainless steel body ,life time warranty ,sealed ,4 bearings,replaceable pins ,very nice.
only problem i have with those is the replaceable pins... they stick out too much and get in the way. might be good for muni, but i wouldnt recommend them for trials or freestyle
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Old 2010-07-19, 11:53 AM   #14
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A quick mini-review of the Echo TR pedals. My DMR V8s on my muni were getting pretty ropey so I decided to give some of these a go when Sponge was selling them at a good price recently. I used them for the first time yesterday on one of my usual loops (about 15 miles, mixture of easy fast hardpack, long rock gardens mud, bit of everything really), so here's my first impressions:

Pedals: Echo TR - low profile, aluminium body, CrMo axle, screw-in pins.
Price: £37 (from Sponge's sale - normally about £45 I think)
Comparing with: DMR V8, Wellgo MG1 Ti

Price-wise, these pedals were in the middle of what I've used before. The V8s are cheaper (about £25) but considerably heavier and the MG1 Ti on my race 29er were more expensive (I paid £57 I think) and a bit lighter. I think the normal MG1s without the Ti axles are roughly the same weight as the Echos (possibly a tad heavier).

One of the reasons I bought these Echos was to give the low-profile design a try. All the other flat pedals I've used before have been normal thickness ones. After riding them for a bit I can't say I can really feel any benefit from this, although some people say they can tell the difference.

The light weight is a bonus, although my muni is hardly a lightweight anyway with its 3" Duro, but any saving on rotating weight is always good. I saw that somebody had snapped an Echo Ti axle recently, but he said he was doing big drops (5' or 6' I think), so hopefully mine will be well strong enough with the steel axles and my more xc riding style. The axles do look quite skinny though compared with the DMRs.

The aluminium bodies do seem quite soft and have lost a couple of chunks already from falling on rocks. I think I may have to stick a bit of inner tuber or something to the outside edge to protect them.

I'm not a massive fan of "sealed bearing" pedals (which usually means "no bearing" on the crank end of the axle), but the MG1s are the same and my pair of those seems to be holding up OK. I doubt they'll last as long as the proper bearings in the V8s though.

The only real bad point for me at the moment is that the grip is nowhere near as good as either the DMRs or the MG1s. My feet were moving about all over the place on rocky descents, which was a bit disconcerting. Possibly trials riders (who these were presumably designed for) don't like a lot of grip, or perhaps the pins just don't work well with my shoes (5-10 Impact). If Echo don't sell longer/sharper pins (I haven't checked yet) I'll be filing the them sharper or replacing them with normal grub screws like in the Wellgos.

Oh, and they look fantastic!

So, in summary...

Pros:
- Looks
- Light weight
- Low profile (except I can't really feel a difference)
- Not ridiculously expensive

Cons:
- Minimalist body damages a bit easily on rocks
- Much less grip than DMR V8s or MG1s.
- Plastic bush on one end of axle (I'd prefer proper bearings for longevity)

Overall I'm pretty happy with them, as long as I can sort out the lack of grip with some pin swapping or modification.

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Old 2010-09-24, 07:18 PM   #15
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check these out ,Stainless steel body ,life time warranty ,sealed ,4 bearings,replaceable pins ,very nice.
Where can I get these?

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