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Old 03-24-08, 07:36 PM   #1
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Track pedal for powergrips

Hey, I was wondering if anyone had a decent suggestion for a track pedal that I can put Powergrips on. I currently have MKS Sylvan track pedals, but they don't have the screw holes on the back side that the Powergrips need. Something in that price range up to like $60 would be cool! I don't really want toeclips and clipless isn't really a good fit for me (not enough balls, shoes are inconvenient for utilitarian biking, and the shoes are ugly as hell!)

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Why do you want track-specific pedals? There's better options for riding in street shoes.
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also why do you want powergrips
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Why do you want track-specific pedals? There's better options for riding in street shoes.
Like what? I love the current track pedals I have because they're very narrow and simple.

And Powergrips because I've heard great things about them, as well as the reasons I wrote in the first post.
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you can use mks' GR9 or sylvan light, or just about any standard road quill pedal.
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Just use regular road pedals. Please, for goodness sake, just use regular road pedals.
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Hey, I was wondering if anyone had a decent suggestion for a track pedal that I can put Powergrips on. I currently have MKS Sylvan track pedals, but they don't have the screw holes on the back side that the Powergrips need. Something in that price range up to like $60 would be cool! I don't really want toeclips and clipless isn't really a good fit for me (not enough balls, shoes are inconvenient for utilitarian biking, and the shoes are ugly as hell!)

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get some washers or different screws or something and i'm sure you can rig the sylvans to work fine. a friend of mine has powergrips on sylvans working without any issue..
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For powergrips on a trackish pedal, I'd go with the mks touring lites. Sure they're not a OMG REAL TRACK pedal, but they've got fairly narrow cages with teeth for decent foot retention.
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they also have teeth on the backside* for your parking lot skid trickz.

*please hold the vagina dentata jokes.
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