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Old 10-27-04, 07:09 PM   #1
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I have the pedals

They came in today. Got back to my place and threw them on the bike. Then went out to give them a test ride. Entry is a really easier, easier than times believe it or not. They are so comfortable that at times I still thought I had the bmx platforms on it. Exit of the pedal is a breeze as well. Overall, this was a very good decision made. This is one person who won't be going back to times .

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You know the rule...pictures
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Pictures tomorrow.
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They came in today. Got back to my place and threw them on the bike. Then went out to give them a test ride. Entry is a really easier, easier than times believe it or not. They are so comfortable that at times I still thought I had the bmx platforms on it. Exit of the pedal is a breeze as well. Overall, this was a very good decision made. This is one person who won't be going back to times .

I give them my highest possible ranking of five stars.
OK, OK, better than the Times. Details my good man! HOW are they easier to get into and out of? I might have to get a pair to compare them meself.
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I think I missed something.

What kind of pedals are these?
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Mallet C's. Kona we want pictures. I guess I will wait to tommorow.
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Ok, here are the pics.
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Ok, these pedals certainly do rock. Get in is a breeze, they can be simply stepped into. Dismounting from the pedals are just a really slight turn of the ankle, and you are out. These pedals are light yet tough.
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kona, you can get in them more than just stepping in, when i come out of my eggs i just roll my foot into the pedals and click, im in...and ya they are so easy to get into...those look pretty sweet on your bike too...
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What? No pins? You're kidding right?
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Old 10-28-04, 06:08 PM   #11
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Don't need pins when there is a clipless part to it.
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are those the m540's? I have the 505's, which don't have the cage at all. I was very tempted to get the 540's but they were like $15 more and I didn't feel like spending quite that much on pedals.
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Old 10-28-04, 07:13 PM   #13
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Nope, these put those to shame, these are Crank Brothers Mallet C's.
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oops... sorry to insult your wonderful pedals like that. They looked a bit too nice to be the 540's on second glance, but they do kinda look like the 640's which have a metal cage as opposed to the resin cage of the 540's. Anyway, I like those pedals. How much were they?
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Old 10-28-04, 10:47 PM   #15
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Alot more than I got them for, I only got them for $40.00usd
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Lol, I was kidding about the pin part, kona.
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Those look to have the same mechanism as the eggbeaters... Basically looks like an eggbeater with a platform.
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thats what they are. All Crank Bros pedals are the same, eggbeater or eggbeater with platform.
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Wish I would have known about them before I got my cheapo 505's
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Consider getting the mallets and comparing them to the 505's. You can always recoup some of your $$$ on the pair you don't want. I usally have two or three sets of pedals going (not all at the same time, of course ; )
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Yeah, I kinda like the idea of having a platform along with the clipless... gives me something more to press on and the ability to not be clipped in if I'm just taking a quick run down the street. Plus I've heard wonderful things about the crank bros' retention mechanism.
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