...to indulge my retro grumpiness. I dont want to use clipless pedals. I have enough trouble walking as it is.
WTB Momentum Grease Guard pedals just went on my tourer, replacing a pair of very frustrating Dimension
MTB pedals. The WTB pedals were recommended by anLBS after listening to me whine about clicky, sloppy
bearings and the need to repack them frequently. The Dimension pedals have what looks like bearing seals,
but they really only serve to trap water inside the bearings. The WTB pedals have seals that appear to actually
block contaminants, and also have a grease port so they can be repacked without removing the cages or
removing seals. They spin just a little tight, which I'm guessing is because they are fully packed with grease.
The only quibble I have with them at the moment is that the rear arms of the pedal body are not slotted, so
there is noplace to put a twist in the toe strap to prevent it from sliding. Creative use of a wire tie on each
pedal will probably address that. They are also lighter than the Dimension pedals, and the cages give a bit
more lean clearance for pedaling through turns.