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    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
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    TIME Z Control pedals.

    Is anybody using these?

    I'm looking to switch to clipless pedals soon and I'm thinking that these might be just the thing. As well as being double-sided the cleats have got some kind of a funky recess that can straddle the spring bar so the platform pivots up giving more control when unclipped.

    I figure this would be a decent thing to have for someone just learning clipless. Opinons?

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    I am using z-controls for 2 months. it is the ultimate pedal for me. easy to clip in-out even while in a mud-bath condition. A big plus for me is that they are rock/bombproof in comparison with shimano offerings. They are my first experience with clipless by the way so i am on the same boat raiyn.
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    I don't have those specific pedals, but I do run a set of Time ATACs. I have the carbon model. Bombproof, maintenance free, easy release and entry in the mud. I am pleased with mine. The only thing I don't like is there's no adjustment on the tension or release like on Shimanos... made it harder for me to learn. It was difficult to release from them. But once you get used to it these pedals are superior to all others in my opinion. Especially if you ride in mud.
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    NCAA - DUAL CHAMPIONS! a2psyklnut's Avatar
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    I've not used the Controls, but I'm a big fan of A.T.A.C.'s. Easy to clip in, clip out and shed mud very well!

    Any riding anytime soon for you?

    L8R
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    I've been using the Z-control pedals over the past few months and I've been very happy with them. I find them to be very easy to clip in and out of them. Also, I've had less instances of my foot accidently clipping out then when I used SPDs. Wide body of the pedal provides great, stable foot support. The pedal does not provide as strong of a grip as the Shimano 646s when unclipped but it still does have plenty of grip. Pedal preference is a personal thing but I definitely like the TIME system over the SPDs.

    One more thing...since there are no tension adjustments, cleat placement on the shoe is very important.

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    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
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    Originally posted by a2psyklnut
    ..snip...
    Any riding anytime soon for you?

    L8R
    My GF's brother, myself and a few people are planning to hit the TOE Friday afternoon (depends on weather)

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    I'm gonna hit some urban assault stuff tonight on campus... hope I don't get harassed by tha po-leez
    My money pits:

    Cannondale Jekyll 500 with Avid Mechs and Sun DS2 rims with XT disc hubs.

    Cannondale F900 with SRAM XO shifters/derailler, Mavic X3.1 tubeless wheels, Avid Mechs, Race Face Next LP cranks, Time ATAC pedals, SRAM levers.

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