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    Pint-Sized Gnar Shredder Zephyr11's Avatar
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    Shimano PD-M770 (XT) vs PD-M540

    Model Number PD-M770
    Series DEORE XT
    Pedal System SPD
    SPD Cleat Surfaces both surfaces
    Pop-up Floating Cage -
    Spindle Thread BC 9/16" x 20 T.P.I.
    Spindle Material chrome-moly
    Cartridge Spindle yes
    Cleat Retention Indicator yes
    Cleat Retention Adjuster yes
    Mud Shedding Design yes
    Pedal Body Material aluminum / painted
    Cage Material -
    Reflector SM-PD22
    Average Weight 350g (pair)

    Model Number PD-M540
    Series SHIMANO
    Pedal System SPD
    SPD Cleat Surfaces both surfaces
    Pop-up Floating Cage -
    Spindle Thread BC 9/16" x 20 T.P.I.
    Spindle Material chrome-moly
    Cartridge Spindle yes
    Cleat Retention Indicator yes
    Cleat Retention Adjuster yes
    Mud Shedding Design yes
    Pedal Body Material aluminum / barrel finish
    Cage Material -
    Reflector SM-PD22
    Average Weight 352g (pair)

    What's the difference between these pedals? I figure there has to be a reason the XT's cost more, but the only things I'm seeing are 2g and some paint. What am I missing here...?

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    The 770's look way cooler? I asked my LBS guy that question last week, his answer, "2 grams".

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    The lighter one has a name...

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