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    SwampFox Little Leo's Avatar
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    This one, or that one?

    I am ganna get some new pedals for Christmas. But I dont know which ones. I have SPD PD-M520. I dont like them because it seems hard to clip-in in a hurry with the 2 sides. I always get my cleat snaged on the side or somthing.

    So I am looking at these
    Eggbeater

    Candy

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    I will race with them, so there will be mudd, water, and all that stuf. Will these cure my slow cliping-in problem and stay clean better?

    Thanks, Its always appreciated.
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    sarcasm meter: jerk mode santiago's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Leo
    I am ganna get some new pedals for Christmas. But I dont know which ones. I have SPD PD-M520. I dont like them because it seems hard to clip-in in a hurry with the 2 sides. I always get my cleat snaged on the side or somthing.

    So I am looking at these
    Eggbeater

    Candy

    Smarty



    I will race with them, so there will be mudd, water, and all that stuf. Will these cure my slow cliping-in problem and stay clean better?

    Thanks, Its always appreciated.
    Little Leo
    I have Eggbeaters and Candys. I prefer the Eggbeaters.
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    I love my eggbeaters. I have actually considered marrying them but my wife wouldn't let me move to Utah. I have three sets of eggbeaters and one set of candy's. The candy's are in a box somewhere because I didn't like them. They completely defeated the purpose of the four sided entry that makes the eggbeaters so great.

    On a side note, how do you like your saddle?
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel
    On a side note, how do you like your saddle?
    Its was hard as a rock at first, now I think my butt cheks have come to like it. No numbness in my feet and legs Thanks alot LowCel!!!

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    I was thinking the candy and smarty was a waste of a four sided entry. They are cheaper though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Leo
    I was thinking the candy and smarty was a waste of a four sided entry. They are cheaper though.
    From what I remember, the Smarty cannot be easily rebuilt if at all. It really is more of a commuter type pedal. The Candy has the little platform, which should help out if you ever go out in shoes without cleats but it is NOT a platform pedal for any more than riding down to the corner store.

    As for price, I know the Smarty is much cheaper but I'm surprised you said the Candy is cheaper than the Eggbeaters. Make sure you're comparing the same model types (e.g. Candy C vs. Eggbeaters C; Candy SL vs. Eggbeaters SL).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Leo
    I was thinking the candy and smarty was a waste of a four sided entry. They are cheaper though.
    Keep looking. There is a chromoly version of the eggbeaters that costs less than the candy.
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    Im getting my self a EggBeater SL for around USD50

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    if you are gonna race, go eggbeater, theres a "Mxr" version (something like mixer) that costs the same as the smarty

    personally i have 2 sets of candys on my bikes, but i wanted some platform cause i'll tool around in tennis shoes on either of them from time to time
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    Thank you guys. Eggbeaters it will be. When I said cheaper, there some candys at Price Point for $29.99.

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