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Shimano PD-M770 (XT) vs PD-M540

Old 05-02-08, 06:17 PM
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Shimano PD-M770 (XT) vs PD-M540

Model Number PD-M770
Series DEORE XT
Pedal System SPD
SPD Cleat Surfaces both surfaces
Pop-up Floating Cage -
Spindle Thread BC 9/16" x 20 T.P.I.
Spindle Material chrome-moly
Cartridge Spindle yes
Cleat Retention Indicator yes
Cleat Retention Adjuster yes
Mud Shedding Design yes
Pedal Body Material aluminum / painted
Cage Material -
Reflector SM-PD22
Average Weight 350g (pair)

Model Number PD-M540
Series SHIMANO
Pedal System SPD
SPD Cleat Surfaces both surfaces
Pop-up Floating Cage -
Spindle Thread BC 9/16" x 20 T.P.I.
Spindle Material chrome-moly
Cartridge Spindle yes
Cleat Retention Indicator yes
Cleat Retention Adjuster yes
Mud Shedding Design yes
Pedal Body Material aluminum / barrel finish
Cage Material -
Reflector SM-PD22
Average Weight 352g (pair)

What's the difference between these pedals? I figure there has to be a reason the XT's cost more, but the only things I'm seeing are 2g and some paint. What am I missing here...?
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Old 05-02-08, 06:23 PM
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The 770's look way cooler? I asked my LBS guy that question last week, his answer, "2 grams".
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The lighter one has a name...
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