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Old 05-05-08, 10:35 AM   #1
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Yet another thread about pedals.

I just heard about Pedalite. Anyone ever try them?

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Old 05-05-08, 11:12 AM   #2
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About $70 for plastic pedals that would only work from a side view on many recumbents. Spend the money on lights.
Is there an SPD version?
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The name is too close to Pedialite, what you give young kids for diarrhea.
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Not certain about the lights- but those toe clips are the only style I have ever found that worked. Easy to clip out of and being a rigid plastic- do allow you to pull up as well as normal pedalling.
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Cute.
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If you like those you really should go for these : http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...tform%20Pedals
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Those clips look decent. One would think that something like them, sans the lights, would be available at a much lower price. That kind of clip would put your feet into the right position and encourage you to use a proper pedaling technique --- which is about 95% (or more) of the benefit of any clipless pedal.
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Checked around and found that some recommend the Zefal toe clips as an option for a low-cost, strapless, mini-toe clip.

This page shows a few options:
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/cgi-bin/...edal-toe_clips

I'm tempted to try a set of these on my flat-bar Fuji. No flashy lights, but at around $6-$8/pr, that's a good trade-off.
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I have these from Nashbar on both of my son's bikes. They keep his feet in the proper position, allow him to move his feet off the pedals quickly, provide some upward pull ability and they will have to do until he quits changing shoe size every few months.

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From Nashbar:
"Made from indestructible plastic"

Yeah, right.
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"Made from indestructible plastic"

Yeah, right.
The wife has had the Zefal 1/2 clips as we call them and the they have been on her bike for around 10 years. Would never say indestructable- but resilient is a good choice for them.
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My 7 year old has lights on her tennis shoes like these.
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Just when I thought I had all the lights I need everywhere I need them on my hybrid, now you go and show these.
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DG needs a pair of those!
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From Nashbar:
"Made from indestructible plastic"

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I have a pair that survived one son and show no signs of wear in use by a second son. That may not be proof of indestructibility, but it's pretty close.
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