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Winter Cycling Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.

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Old 01-15-14, 01:38 PM   #1
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Show me a winter pedal

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Old 01-15-14, 05:44 PM   #2
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And get a dust cap on your pedal
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Old 01-15-14, 08:44 PM   #3
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I just use the flats on these during the winter, when it is cold enough that I ride in my insulated hiking shoes instead of MTB shoes.



I used to have the A530s which are similar but more of a touring pedal. They work great for a touring/century bike, but can get slippery with wet/frozen soles. These are better for keeping your foot in place, especially when standing. If it is above freezing and the roads are fairly clear, I wear my MTB shoes with neoprene covers and clip in just like in the summer.
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Old 01-15-14, 09:57 PM   #4
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Two sided SPD compatible. Any brand.
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Old 01-15-14, 10:01 PM   #5
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I will second cyccommute's choice in winter pedals.

I have ridden the "winter" pedals from 45 NRTH and was not impressed. There is a massive hump near the cranks where the bearings are and it drives me crazy.
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Old 01-15-14, 10:09 PM   #6
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I normally run Shimano SPDs, but they come off when the snow starts to fly. If clipped in, something with an open platform is best to allow the snow/ice buildup to fall through, i.e. Eggbeaters style.

*This is coming from a MTB perspective: gotta hike-a-bike here & there, so you get inevitable build up in the cleats.
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Old 01-16-14, 06:54 AM   #7
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now I know what that little black thing was
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Old 01-16-14, 10:47 AM   #8
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Mine are cheapie Power Grip pedals. Since I ride fixed-gear in the winter, I want some form of foot retention, but I want the ability to bail without any thought if need be.

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Old 01-16-14, 11:39 AM   #9
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I use these Forte Boulevard pedals. The slightly curved platform side fits my non-cycling winter boots quite well, and the spd side works with my winter cycling shoes.
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Ergon http://www.ergon-bike.com/us/en/product/pc2 & rubber boots
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