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    egg beater pedals and shimano spd

    Eggbeaters and SPD use different cleats right? I know this is a dumb question, but I'm new to the whole clipless thing.

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    yes

    The beater cleats should come with the pedals.

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    Of the people who have tried both, which type is your favorite? Why?

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    There are mounds of threads all over the forums on this subject. Please try a search. Thanks.
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    I have used both but I swear by eggbeaters. The biggest advantage to me is the mud shedding. Using regular eggs I have never had a problem clipping in or clipping out no matter how muddy. I have recently switched to the candy's though just so I would have a platform in those instances that you come unclipped in nasty terrain.
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    The egg beaters are immune to mud
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    Eggbeaters if you want to be able to ride in any condition...If you ride road only and want a pair of pedals that have tension adjustment, look into SPD.
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    I am in the same boat... i'm new to the clipless thing. I am considering the Shimano's or the Crank Bros (Mallet or Candys). What is better for mountain trails that have a lot of rough terrain.

    I've heard both from a few friends but want more solid opinions.

    I was about to get the mallets... What does everyone else use for fairly rough terrain (ruts, jumps, steep downhill, steep uphill, rocks, etc.)????

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRZY BMW
    I am in the same boat... i'm new to the clipless thing. I am considering the Shimano's or the Crank Bros (Mallet or Candys). What is better for mountain trails that have a lot of rough terrain.

    I've heard both from a few friends but want more solid opinions.

    I was about to get the mallets... What does everyone else use for fairly rough terrain (ruts, jumps, steep downhill, steep uphill, rocks, etc.)????
    I switched to the candy's from the regular egg beaters and I have been very happy. The only time I notice the difference is in the middle of a rock garden when I dab. The candy's give me just enough of a platform to get through the remainder of the technical section without having to clip in. I've never tried the mallets, I guess I am just a little too much of a weight weenie to justify the extra weight.
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