Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

Platform pedals

Old 12-09-06, 02:04 AM
  #1  
bfloyd
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654

Bikes: vintage Raleigh

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Platform pedals

Can anyone recommend a good slimmer style platform pedal? Something with good grip and doesn't weigh too much? Thanks.
bfloyd is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 06:24 AM
  #2  
MichaelW
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: England
Posts: 12,952
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MKS make a good selection of platforms.
MichaelW is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 10:41 AM
  #3  
jst0076
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 97
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by bfloyd
Can anyone recommend a good slimmer style platform pedal? Something with good grip and doesn't weigh too much? Thanks.
Slimmer than what? I've always liked DMR V12, but they do a cheaper V8 depending on your budget.
jst0076 is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 11:10 AM
  #4  
bfloyd
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654

Bikes: vintage Raleigh

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by jst0076
Slimmer than what? I've always liked DMR V12, but they do a cheaper V8 depending on your budget.
Thanks. I'm looking for slimmer than the standard bmx trap. Do you have a link to the V8's? Are these Wellgo pedals you're referring to?
bfloyd is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 11:22 AM
  #5  
bfloyd
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654

Bikes: vintage Raleigh

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by bfloyd
Thanks. I'm looking for slimmer than the standard bmx trap. Do you have a link to the V8's? Are these Wellgo pedals you're referring to?
Nevermind, I found the DMR website. The V12's seem to be what I'm looking for. Thanks again.
bfloyd is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 11:31 AM
  #6  
mx_599
Lost in the Black Hills
 
mx_599's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,725
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
http://www.atomlab.com/

mx_599 is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 02:01 PM
  #7  
WannaGetGood
B*ck From Th* D**d
 
WannaGetGood's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 2,479

Bikes: 2015 Kona Process 153

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Wellgo B27s, I love my pair.
WannaGetGood is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 04:11 PM
  #8  
cryptid01
one less horse
 
cryptid01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: East Jesus NY
Posts: 5,600

Bikes: are better than yours

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I currently use and recommend the Specialized Lo Pro Mag 2's - they meet the criteria you describe.

The new Straitline pedals look pretty nice as well, although I have no experience with them.
cryptid01 is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 04:14 PM
  #9  
cryptid01
one less horse
 
cryptid01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: East Jesus NY
Posts: 5,600

Bikes: are better than yours

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I'll also add that Five.Ten Impacts will make any platform pedal (or wet log or mossy rock for that matter) significantly grippier.
cryptid01 is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 05:20 PM
  #10  
wethepeople
Long haired freak.
 
wethepeople's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Still stuck in hell.
Posts: 6,281

Bikes: 2011 SE Old Man Flyer.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Odyssey Jim Ceilencki's.
__________________

"the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."

wethepeople is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 07:45 PM
  #11  
bfloyd
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654

Bikes: vintage Raleigh

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by mx_599

Those look nice.
bfloyd is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 09:29 PM
  #12  
Flak
Flatland hack
 
Flak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Nowhere near the mountains :/
Posts: 3,228
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by wethepeople
Odyssey Jim Ceilencki's.
I run these. I like them alot, to the point where next time i need pedals, ill be getting the sealed mag version rather than the loose ball alu ones i have now.
__________________
My shop - www.spinbikeshop.com
My team - www.teampanther.com
Flak is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 10:19 PM
  #13  
wethepeople
Long haired freak.
 
wethepeople's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Still stuck in hell.
Posts: 6,281

Bikes: 2011 SE Old Man Flyer.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I'm running the sealed mags right now.

I get pretty white sparks when I either do pedal grinds or miss my feebles .
__________________

"the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."

wethepeople is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 10:58 PM
  #14  
dminor 
Moar cowbell
 
dminor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: The 509
Posts: 12,480

Bikes: Bike list is not a resume. Nobody cares.

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 27 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Syncros Mental Alloys or Magnesiums.
__________________

Originally Posted by Mark Twain
"Don't argue with stupid people; they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience."
dminor is offline  
Old 12-09-06, 11:36 PM
  #15  
MattP.
Obeying Gravity
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Bellingham, WA
Posts: 2,962
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Either the Trailkings (like MX reccomended) or my reccomendation, the Shimano DX. Both will run you around $100-120.
MattP. is offline  
Old 12-10-06, 09:29 AM
  #16  
cryptid01
one less horse
 
cryptid01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: East Jesus NY
Posts: 5,600

Bikes: are better than yours

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Dark Cycles Arachnid
cryptid01 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.