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Look X-track pedals - review

Old 09-08-21, 10:52 AM
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Look X-track pedals - review

I just purchased and installed these pedals on my new gravel bike:

Comparing them to my Shimano XT and XTR pedals, I will say that these seem to give my feet a lot more contact area. And the engagement/disengagement seems to be more positive than the Shimanos (of course, they're still new I guess). To be honest, I just wanted to try something new and I really liked their look (pardon the pun). It was pretty darn difficult to find the carbon ti ones but I finally got my hand on a pair. They look to be extremely well-made. Even the base X-track ones look to be well built. Happy so far... The biggest plus is that they are SPD compatible and work perfectly with the SPD cleats already on my shoes...

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Nice. Good weight savings over XTR. I will be interested to hear how the Ti spindle holds up.
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I switched to the Look X-Track pedals to replace my ageing (and now discontinued) Speedplay Frogs.

I have both the base X-Track and the Race versions on my gravel and mountain bikes. Like the OP, I find the contact area to be better than Shimano (and WAY better than the Frogs). After about two years all the pedals seem to be holding up well. While I don't ride a lot in muddy conditions, I can say that these pedals work well in the snow. I've not tried the more expensive Carbon or Ti versions, but the base version at only US$55 is a steal.
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