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Old 04-05-18, 07:18 AM   #26
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I have been pleased with the durability of SPD pedals. I have a couple of with a clip on both sides and two more with a flat and a clip. So far, with some over a decade old, they still work like new. I do use regular pedals in the snow, though, for easier exits and to get a better grip with hiking boots than the flat side provides.
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Old 04-05-18, 12:07 PM   #27
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I used to run MKS quick-release pedals, but after losing two of them, I decided detachable pedals might not be so great an idea after all. Here in Japan, where folders are very popular, losing pedals is so common that many MKS dealers sell single pedals. Now I run Shimano XTR pedals. They are light, small, and though they protrude a bit, the bike still fits in the bag or case.
When you say that you lost 2 MKS pedals; do you mean that they were stolen while parked? Surprised to hear that in Japan. I've brought my folder the last time I visited a few cities in Japan. It didn't have removable/quick release pedals; just folding pedals. But I'm switching over all of my bikes to MKS/Ti Parts Workshop pedals. So I'll be more cautious when I park my bike next time I visit. I'll take my pedals off with me.
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Old 04-05-18, 06:30 PM   #28
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When you say that you lost 2 MKS pedals; do you mean that they were stolen while parked? Surprised to hear that in Japan. I've brought my folder the last time I visited a few cities in Japan. It didn't have removable/quick release pedals; just folding pedals. But I'm switching over all of my bikes to MKS/Ti Parts Workshop pedals. So I'll be more cautious when I park my bike next time I visit. I'll take my pedals off with me.
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No, the pedals weren't stolen. I used to ride my bike the station every day, fold it up, put it in a bag, and take the train to work. Being in a hurry, I managed two times not to put a pedal in the bag with the bike. Also, the release collars on the pedals sometimes don't lock fully, and the pedal can slip out while riding.
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Old 04-06-18, 09:16 AM   #29
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Ready to order these- Wellgo QRD-II W44B Road Sealed Clipless SPD & Platform fit Shimano SH51 /SH56

Anyone have experience using these?
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Interesting thing : https://clevercycles.com/tpw-brompton-ti-pedal-holder


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