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Originally Posted by aggiegrads View Post
In my observation, most 'cross neophytes run SPDs because that is what they already have. Many graduate to either egg beaters or ATACs.
I like egg beaters, but fully disagree that anyone running SPD pedals has just not yet graduated to something better. This might just be a Portland thing, because if you look at World Cup rides, there are lots of pros riding SPD's, including most/all of the recent WC winners.

Wout on XTR's: https://bikerumor.com/2020/12/03/cx-...on-cross-bike/

Van der Poel on XTR's:https://www.cxmagazine.com/bike-prof...slx-cyclocross

Sven Nys on XTR's: https://www.cxmagazine.com/sven-nys-...ile-crossvegas

Toon Aerts on XTR's: https://www.cxmagazine.com/bike-prof...-us-world-cups
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