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Old 10-11-14, 04:40 PM
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MTB Pedals

I own a late '80s/very early '90s Rockhopper. Are the pedals 9/16 inches as I'm thinking of replacing them???
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Old 10-12-14, 06:21 AM
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Yes.
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Old 10-19-14, 05:42 PM
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I just purchased these pedals at Amazon. To install, a 14mm instead of 15mm wrench is used. And the threaded part of the shaft is 1/8th inch shorter than the original pedals. Will that shorter length be an issue?????

And my mtn bik has been converted to a road bike. It's used only on the asphalt as a roadie/exercise bike and ridden neither on mountains nor trails.

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They should work, no issues, standard platform pedals.
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Old 10-20-14, 07:16 AM
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For my riding style, will I notice any different in performance between the pedals listed above compared to these that cost three times as much???
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Old 10-20-14, 05:20 PM
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You need to provide more information. If you are only using your bike for riding on streets, commuting, etc. then the plastic lower end pedals you purchased are OK. If you're going into the swamps, riding any serious dirt trails with obsticals , putting stress on the pedals then those Wellgos are a better buy. I have a set of those Wellgo pedals in your post. They are very well made and will stand up to almost any typical MTB riding, certainly anything I can punish them with. For most of us, those Wellgo pedals would be the last flat pedals we will ever need. It's your call.
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Ditto what Roccobike said. I have a set of aluminum Wellgo pedals and they are very nicely constructed but you don't need those for putting around on the streets.
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Old 10-20-14, 07:01 PM
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Street riding only. It's just that the Wellgo M111's feel and sound way smoother upon rotation than the El Cheapo's, the Wellgo Lu-895's. I ended up ordering these pedals, MKS Lambda's. For riding I wear sneakers, for cruisin' I wear sandals, both rubber soled.

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