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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 04-18-08, 11:42 PM   #1
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***Official: Post Your Pedals Thread***

lets see what everyone is using. whether it be straps/cages, clipless, or whatever else.

just got my fixed gear bike. it has straps. im not too impressed with them. wanting to switch them out with something better. clipless or whatever lol
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Old 04-19-08, 12:29 AM   #2
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I would start here as it is quite recent and will give you an idea of what people are using. If you have questions about specific components you should probably try out the search function to see what comes up and then ask specific questions from there if you still need more info...
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Old 04-19-08, 12:34 AM   #3
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thanks dude!! awesome link
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Old 04-19-08, 12:36 AM   #4
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thanks dude!! awesome link
No problem... glad I could help.
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Old 04-19-08, 12:45 AM   #5
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ok. it's looking like a bunch of people like the crank brothers egg beaters. i found them for $50. what special shoes will i need?
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Old 04-19-08, 12:50 AM   #6
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Hey solbrothers this isn't H-T
LOL at Official thread...
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Old 04-19-08, 02:00 AM   #7
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hahahahahahahahahahaha for sure dude!! if this were HT, it'd be *MEGATHREAD*! haha
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Old 04-19-08, 10:39 PM   #8
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so are eggbeaters good on a fixed gear? im new to biking and don't like my straps and cages
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Old 04-19-08, 10:42 PM   #9
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loads of homies use them. they work well.


however i've heard of some gnarly tumbles because of slips and clip-outs and whathaveyou. just don't be a dork on them.
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Old 04-19-08, 10:43 PM   #10
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yeah i don't plan to skid or any of that hipster stuff LOL
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Old 04-19-08, 11:03 PM   #11
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Hey solbrothers this isn't H-T
LOL at Official thread...
Ahh, I thought I left the Honda-Tech world all together.
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Old 04-19-08, 11:48 PM   #12
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lol. HT is so overrated. it's getting really ****ty lately. im glad i was banned.
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Old 04-20-08, 12:06 PM   #13
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I just so happen to have a picture of the pedals on one of my bikes, already uploaded to photobucket. I use SPDs cause they're a dime a dozen and I have a dozen bikes.
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Old 04-20-08, 02:30 PM   #14
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Egg beaters all the way . By far the best pedals i have ever used
have 4 sets = 4 bikes all with CB Egg beaters .

Nice
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mks sylvan
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I have Crank bros Candy Cs. Which are just eggbeaters with a small platform.
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so are eggbeaters good on a fixed gear?

Eggbeaters are easy to use. I have eggbeaters & candys on 4 bikes. However, I've broken the spindles on 2 in the last three years. The pedals that broke had been used for a few years, but its still something to think about.
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bike isn't even built yet :/

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So does called your thread "Official" make it so, even when there are like 400 other threads on the same topic?
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Old 04-20-08, 07:44 PM   #22
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Tried Crank Bros on MTB and fixed. HATED them. Oh lord. Switched back to SPD. Very happy.
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i think i'll go with the eggbeaters based on the reviews ive read and the price. when i find shoes, i'll pull the trigger on the pedals.

now, where to get shoes? LBS? REI?
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i shall forever love my mallets... best mix of clipless and platform i've seen.
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