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Old 07-06-06, 09:52 AM
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clipless pedals

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Aug Bicycling mag rated these 3 pedals as their top pick...what do your guys think or what are you pedaling with?

Crank brothers Smarty (double sided) $60
Shimano PD-A520 Sport $80
Speedplay X5 Road $110

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Old 07-06-06, 10:17 AM
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Interesting choices. Haven't used any of them.
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Old 07-06-06, 11:03 AM
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Odd that Time, Look (including the newer Keo), and Shimano's SDP-SL's aren't on that list given that these are the ones I usually see on the more serious roadies...
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Speedplay X2.
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Originally Posted by bitterken
Odd that Time, Look (including the newer Keo), and Shimano's SDP-SL's aren't on that list given that these are the ones I usually see on the more serious roadies...
That's because we're talking Bicycling Magazine here.....
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Old 07-06-06, 11:29 AM
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Im guessing this was on budget or mid-range pedals. Time, Keos, and X2s or Zeros should have been on that list instead of those others.
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Old 07-06-06, 11:39 AM
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I'm riding Speedplay X5's and love them. Simple, easy, and I like the free-float. Very easy on the knees. Using them with Sidi Zeta shoes, that are comfy as all get-out.
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Old 07-06-06, 11:56 AM
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...been eyeballing pedals lately. ...Leaning towards Keos. Seems they're a good option for a majority.
Bicycling's choices seem a bit off to me as well.
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The Crank Brothers system took me awhile to get used to. But it's not bad.
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I use the X5's myself with Shimano R98's. I've got nothing but great things to say about them.
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I ride Look Keo Carbons.
Love them.
Easy in, easy out.
The cleats wear fast so don't go walking around too much.
The price is slightly prohibitive unless you find a deal.
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