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Old 02-21-05, 03:09 AM
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Cheap pedals? Cheap Tires?

Anyone have any experience with the cheeeeeaaaaaaap pedals out there? Specifiaclly the Nasbar/Preformance knock off ATB and Road pedals?

https://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=
https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...egory_ID=5240#

Or rolled on cheaper tires like the Nashbar Prima or Vredestein Ricorso?


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FYI I need some tires(just hosed my Bontragers on training day Saturday) and aint got alot o dough!!!!!
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was at supergo today. they have 700x23 kenda koncepts for $11 decent tire, especially for that cheap.

cheap pedals? how about free? i have some wellgo road spd's you can have if you send me a box with $7 for shipping...

a SMALL box.
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Originally Posted by Lufty
Anyone have any experience with the cheeeeeaaaaaaap pedals out there? Specifiaclly the Nasbar/Preformance knock off ATB and Road pedals?

https://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=
https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...egory_ID=5240#

Or rolled on cheaper tires like the Nashbar Prima or Vredestein Ricorso?


https://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=
https://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=

FYI I need some tires(just hosed my Bontragers on training day Saturday) and aint got alot o dough!!!!!
I use the vredestein Fortezza's they aren't that expensive. Performance has them for $20 each and they definitely are one of the better clinchers out there.

I bet those Ricorso's are pretty nice too.....too bad they are green colored ones on sale.
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Originally Posted by dog hair
was at supergo today. they have 700x23 kenda koncepts for $11 decent tire, especially for that cheap.

cheap pedals? how about free? i have some wellgo road spd's you can have if you send me a box with $7 for shipping...

a SMALL box.

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I have (4) pairs of Nashbar SPDs. For the money, they have been great. I've never pulled out of them on a climb or had any problems. FWIW my brother put Speedplays on his Trek. After about 800 miles he had the bearings fail. I have over 4000 on my assorted bikes and not the first problem. I haven't used their house brand tires yet but would for a training bike for sure.
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I own two pair of the Nashbar MTB pedals and they work just fine, not a single problem in three years and thousands of miles, if you are concerned about weight, I would check that out. They seem really heavy.
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I've used a pair of Nashbar MTB pedals on my MTB for around 5 years now. No complaints here. They work just as well as Shimano branded MTB pedals.

I have also used the Nashbar Ventoux (look style) road pedals for about 9 months. They took a little while to get used to and set up, but that is probably just because I was used to the MTB sytle SPD pedals. I really like them now and will never go back to SPD for road use again.
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Old 02-21-05, 10:49 AM
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I have at least one set of the Shimano SPD pedals that come on bikes at the shop. They're laying in the garage somewhere. They worked fine, but had a "creak" that I didn't like. You have to clean them after each ride. I switched to the "open" "mud flinging" design and it's been silent. I've got a Shimano set of those, and a Ritchey pair from Nashbar, and they work great. I had a single sided pair of Performance SPD pedals, the Ti ones, and they were great, but I wanted two sided pedals for easy clip in.( Gave those away.)Lots of people in my club use the Performance SPD pedals, and they've all had them on for the 3 years I've been riding with them. Some of those pedals get 3-4,000 miles a year.
I also have a pair of Michelin Eriliums in the garage with about 300 miles on them that I decided I didn't like as much as Continental Gatorskins, so they're just laying around. They're not a racing type tire, but they'd do until you got some other tires.
How far away from Newark are you?

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