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    Senior Member Not the Slowest's Avatar
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    Where to get Large pedals for big feet?

    My son is only 13 but has a size 14/15 foot.
    Just a simple pair of durable standard pedals for his Hybrid.

    I took the old cages off as his foot does fitin them and the standard pedals are a bit
    lilliputin to his foot.

    Oh yeah as he usually wears sneakers a good grip would help.

    thoughts?

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    hey I could use an answer to this question also, I'm size 14 EEE shoe.

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    If platform pedals will satisfy, ask at your LBS for downhill pedals. The ones I had were the size of a personal pizza and had nifty little adjustable pegs in them to grab your shoes.
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    I wear size 16 shoes. I use BulletProof platform pedals, the ones with the cleats on them, and I never had an issue with slippage. $30.00 LINK
    Last edited by Mazama; 05-13-09 at 05:43 PM.
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    +1 on platform pedals.

    My son is size 13, I wear size 14. The pins hook up really well with whatever tread you have on your shoe.
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    The answer is: Clipless.

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    Im glad im not the only person with hobbit feet...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Not the Slowest View Post
    My son is only 13 but has a size 14/15 foot.
    Just a simple pair of durable standard pedals for his Hybrid.

    I took the old cages off as his foot does fitin them and the standard pedals are a bit
    lilliputin to his foot.

    Oh yeah as he usually wears sneakers a good grip would help.

    thoughts?

    Rob
    BMX platform pedals usually do the trick- ask at a BMX-oriented shop.

    These are kind of pricey, but very, very large:
    http://www.rivbike.com/products/list...product=14-053

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    clipless sounds good but I cant find clipless shoes for My 15 EEEE foot, I use platform pedals

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    Width in the middle is far more important I've learned then length, the pedals Jeff posted wouldn't work very well IMO. BMX/Downhill pedals are the way to go though, try and find one that is fairly light and wide, with replaceable pegs. Having a shoe with a narrower outsole is a plus on being able to squeeze on most pedals. On a side note, a lot of BMX/downhill platform pedals can weigh a ton, try and avoid those.

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    Rivendell has a "Sneaker " pedal which they say is wider than the
    Grip King Pedal in the photo, a bit less money also.

    I think I will measure the pedal on the bike this weekend and that
    will give me a better idea what we will gain here.

    Clipless is not the answer, yet. Besides by the time I get him the
    Shoe $150-250 for Sidi Mega and he may out grow them in a weekend
    and Pedals $50-100. This is the best place to start.

    Hey he simply wants to ride about, when we start to get to where he wants to ride more than 5 miles in a day, I can upgrade
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