Old 05-14-21, 08:00 AM
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A quick review of pedals offered by Shimano confirms that their SPD offerings seem not to include Ti spindles. Their SPD spindles (even the XTR trim level) are about the same weight as what the OP has now. These pedals weight about one pound. If you want to go lower and stick with SPD, you can get a non-flat pedal like the Wellgo W-01 which weighs about a half a pound. If you want, there's a proprietary pedal where pedia and clip together weigh 138g - a bit more than a quarter pound. But everything I see with Ti axles is just the clip - no pedaling flat surfaces.

If this is a bike for racing, perhaps its worth shaving grams. If this is for general riding, commuting, and enjoyment, well.... Spending hundreds* to shave 4 ounces off the bike wouldn't be my choice.

*I'm guessing finding and having a machine shop do this will be hard and expensive. But you WOULD be the only guy with Ti axles.
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