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LOOK-type clipless pedals for around $100?

Old 01-05-06, 05:30 PM
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LOOK-type clipless pedals for around $100?

Hi there,

I need to buy some pedals and was wondering what some good look-type clipless pedals were around $100.

Thanks
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Old 01-05-06, 05:39 PM
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Try Look Keo Sprints or Keo Classics...Can get either for under $100 (including shipping) if you shop around enough -- try probikekit in the UK (easy and cheap shipping to the US). If you want to spend even less, it's easy to find Look PP--- pedals (various models) from US mail-order dealers for cheap bucks right now.
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Shimano Ultegra - great pedals and can be purchased for less than $90.

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Look pp206 is around $80.
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Im not sure if this is what you are after or not. But I've been using the Shimano 105 pedals that my LBS gave me when I bought my bike and I love them. So far Ive had no problems at all. The cleats are SPD-SL, which seems to be similar to LOOK. Ive only had these and some mountain SPD's on my road bike, what a huge difference. And my LBS gave me a great deal on them.
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Originally Posted by Coyote2
Try Look Keo Sprints or Keo Classics...Can get either for under $100 (including shipping) if you shop around enough -- try probikekit in the UK (easy and cheap shipping to the US). If you want to spend even less, it's easy to find Look PP--- pedals (various models) from US mail-order dealers for cheap bucks right now.
I was looking at the Keo Sprints earlier. Are polymer bodies decent for pedals? I have used full metal ones before.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
Shimano Ultegra - great pedals and can be purchased for less than $90.

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or you can get the 105 version for about 55 or something like that.

By look type you aren't specifying look pedals right?
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Nope, just clipless, I often hear them referred to as Look-type though, so I just said that.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
Shimano Ultegra - great pedals and can be purchased for less than $90.

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i thought those were SPD-SL.
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Originally Posted by phase00
Hi there,

I need to buy some pedals and was wondering what some good look-type clipless pedals were around $100.
You can get some from Performance with ti spindles http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...slisearch=true I've been happy with mine.
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Originally Posted by phase00
Nope, just clipless, I often hear them referred to as Look-type though, so I just said that.

Just to clarify, LOOK is a manufaturer of pedals, just as Shimano, Campagnolo, Time, Wellgo and Speedplay. Look has been copied by Wellgo for instance and they use a similar, if not identical cleat. So, if you bought the Wellgo's that used Look cleats, you are buying Look-type cleats. Each maufaturer uses their own special cleat.

Check performance bike and you can find decent clipless pedals all day for <$100.
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Originally Posted by phase00
Hi there,

I need to buy some pedals and was wondering what some good look-type clipless pedals were around $100.

Thanks
I've got a pair sitting on my work bench - PM and we can set up a trade.
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The performance forte pedals are onsale now for like $25. We have two sets and no problems from them what so ever. They have 6 deg of float.
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Originally Posted by banerjek
You can get some from Performance with ti spindles http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...slisearch=true I've been happy with mine.
+1 on these. I have a pair and their very nice, + really light.
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Originally Posted by briscoelab
The performance forte pedals are onsale now for like $25. We have two sets and no problems from them what so ever. They have 6 deg of float.
I have a set of these with the OEM manufacturers name on them (Wellgo). Bought them for $25 as well. Great basic pedal for my commuter.
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Originally Posted by zakk
i thought those were SPD-SL.
Yes, they are.

They use a three bolt "delta" pattern to affix the cleat to the shoes, just like Look, and since Look set the standard, all cleats that utilize a three bolt cleat are called "Look-type" pedals.

It's also how the pedal system works that makes it Look-type.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
Shimano Ultegra - great pedals and can be purchased for less than $90.

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These are absolutely great pedals. Or go for the 105's for less. I would avoid anything made by Look. I've gone through maybe a dozen sets of Looks over the years and they plain don't last. Plus they often make than annoying sound.

The Performance house brand hoever is another story. They do hold up well.
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I bought a set of look keo cro mo pedals from probikekit .com cost me $110 for the set $15 to ship and they arrived in 4 days from the UK. this is a great pedal for the bucks weighs a little under 115g per pedal.
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I've used Nashbar Ventoux road pedals for a few years now and I love them. Same performance as the more expensive models, and weight is just over 300 gr. I recently switched to the Nashbar Z17 Ti pedal, titanium spindle, outboard bearings, and the same weight as Dura Ace, but for allot cheaper. Regularly $130 but now on sale for $80. For even cheaper you can go with the non Ti Z17, or the Ventoux 2's. I was going to go to Ultegra until Nashbar came out with the Z17Ti, lighter pedal at a cheaper price. What's not to like? And for those that don't wanna be seen with Nashbar stuff, the logo is hidden under your shoe.
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