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What pedals do you currently use?

Old 06-07-18, 05:37 PM
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What pedals do you currently use?

I'm wondering what the majority of people use for road cycling. I use the Shimano Dura Ace 7810 and Ultegra 6700 on my bikes.
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6800...expecting the better part of a decade's worth of service life.
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Shimano 5800 on my road bike. Wellgo rat trap platforms on my mtn bike.
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Mostly Iclic system: Time Xpresso 6 and 10 - also have some Mavic Zxellium, which have evidently been discontinued.
They could stand to be a little more durable (cleats are guarded, but they wear), and I had a pedal snap in a race once, but they are so super easy, light weight, and good looking, I still love 'em....

Power Grips platforms and straps on TCX; MKS GR-9 platforms with double strap toe clips on Vigorelli.

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As of about 6:30 PM today Shimano XT M8040 in the large size with the 2mm non abrasive pins. My feet have never felt more comfortable on a bicycle ever.
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My knees don't like float at all so that really limits my pedal choices. Old fashioned LOOK Deltas with black cleats except, being cheap, I get the Forte copies. On my fix gears, I use (slightly modified) Shimano 600 semi-platforms with toeclips and straps and traditional slotted cleats. (Exustar makes really good cleats that use the 3-bolt pattern.) I modify the pedals with a big steel pickup tab and heavy washers held on with the toeclip bolts to get the proper hang for quick pickup. A real fix gear plus on hills if I ever have to stop. That missed pickup uphill on a 42-17 can be a leg breaker that I pay for all the rest of the day!

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MKS Urban Platforms/clips/straps. I got rid of the stiff soled shoes and the Plantar Fasciitis went away. I'm guessing my ability slipped some. I didn't have any to start with anyway, so no big loss.
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