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    Hi, New to single speeds, (havent ridden a bike since jr high)

    Hi everyone, I just recently purchased a 2010 Langster from my local shop, felt really really fun to ride! I have not ridden a bike since Jr High (Im 24 now) Im a avid runner/bodyboarder/skimmer so Im very in fit and prone to using my legs.

    the question is, I need pedals. I dont want the all out BEST ones out there you know? I just spent almost $750 bucks on a bike.

    any suggestions



    ps, dont link that stupid google page link thing lol

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    ^ excuse my stupidity but is that for 2?

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    I have GR-9's
    http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...roducts_id=472

    + MKS Fit Alpha Spirit Toe Straps & MKS Chrome Steel Toe Clips - both also on ben's.

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    i got GR-9s ALE leather straps and MKS stainless clips for like 25 on ebay used. check for something like that.
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    your bike comes with pedals go back to the shop and ask for them. I dont know why bike shops dont give them to you. I have a feeling its to sell you a new pair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshiyuki View Post
    ^ excuse my stupidity but is that for 2?
    seriously?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshiyuki View Post
    ^ excuse my stupidity but is that for 2?
    It's not a stupid question if you don't know - it's uninformed. You are probably going to be crucified for asking that here, so I'm going to go ahead and give you a straight answer without the bull****:

    Yes, that price is for the pair of pedals. They are typically sold by the pair. Virtually every price given for pedals is going to be for the pair.

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    poooooowwwwwwweeeeeeeerrrrrr grrrrrrrriiiiiiippppppppzzzzzzzzz

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexgate View Post
    your bike comes with pedals go back to the shop and ask for them. I dont know why bike shops dont give them to you. I have a feeling its to sell you a new pair.
    What? Are you serious?
    Every bicycle I've ever bought in a LBS was ready to ride when I took it. And if they had tried to give it me without pedals I would have told them to go **** themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by destikon View Post
    those are pretty much the pedals the 2010's come with

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogwilco View Post
    What? Are you serious?
    Every bicycle I've ever bought in a LBS was ready to ride when I took it. And if they had tried to give it me without pedals I would have told them to go **** themselves.
    really? you haven't noticed that most bikes nowadays don't come with pedals? It's pretty common, cause it would suck if you were a Look fan, and bought a bike with SPDs, or worse, flats. Now, it would be stupid to buy a new pair of shoes just for that bike, and a pain to have to sell off the pedals to recoup some of your investment. Pedals are a personal choice, so most higher end bikes wisely leave that choice to the purchaser.

    Now, many LBS will screw in some cheap plastic things, 'test ride pedals' they're typically called, simply because they won't last much longer than a test ride. If that's what you want on your brand new bike, well like I said, pedals are a personal choice, and if you choose crap that can't be helped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by destikon View Post
    These are ripoffs. I got myself a pair of gr-9s on ebay for 5 dollars more. I actually returned these when they came with my IRO because they felt really cheap. Very generic pedals with plastic clips and nylon straps? I think you can buy better than these.
    I recommend MKS pedals. GR-9s, Sylvans...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzz2050 View Post
    really? you haven't noticed that most bikes nowadays don't come with pedals? It's pretty common, cause it would suck if you were a Look fan, and bought a bike with SPDs, or worse, flats. Now, it would be stupid to buy a new pair of shoes just for that bike, and a pain to have to sell off the pedals to recoup some of your investment. Pedals are a personal choice, so most higher end bikes wisely leave that choice to the purchaser.

    Now, many LBS will screw in some cheap plastic things, 'test ride pedals' they're typically called, simply because they won't last much longer than a test ride. If that's what you want on your brand new bike, well like I said, pedals are a personal choice, and if you choose crap that can't be helped.
    His bike comes with pedals and clips. Check the specs on the specialized website. I have also unboxed a langster before and seen the pedals personally. My friend bought a bike recently and had trouble getting the bike shop to admit it came with pedals. After being persistent he eventually got them. I really want to know what they do with all these extra pedals.

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    im sorry guys, for letting you argue about this.

    but ya my bike did come with pedals those CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP looking plastic ones that took me at least 5 mins just to get my shoes in them

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    If you want the best:

    mks rx-1's, toshi double straps, and mks steel clips

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    Well-go makes decent pedals for a cheap price if you look on ebay

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    I don't like sylvans.

    The spur is way too small on the back, and if they get wet the metal of the pedal itself offers zero traction for flipping the pedal. If you use flat-soled shoes (like my well-worn tigers) they are almost impossible to flip at any kind of speed. Then there's the annoying lip at the front before your toe hits the cage, which is equally annoying.

    GR-9s are much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biffle View Post
    If you want the best:

    mks rx-1's, toshi double straps, and mks steel clips
    I run these but with single straps. I'm not a big double strap fan.

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    If you really really want the best, Time ATAC XS with Sidi Dominator shoes.
    http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/174...bon-Pedals.htm

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    I like them much better than clips/straps. Managed to get the pedals and shoes from eBay for about $125.
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