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Old 12-04-20, 01:20 PM
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Flat Pedal recs?

Looking for new flat / platform pedals
Any particular you really like or think I should consider?
I have run power grips before on some flat pedals, just looking at other options. thanks
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Old 12-04-20, 04:33 PM
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I do like the Stamp 7s from Crank Brothers. It is serviceable, has adjustable pins, comes in different sizes and is usually quite well reviewed. Even the lower cost Stamp pedals are still of decent quality.
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Old 12-04-20, 08:11 PM
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commuting flat pedals recommendation

Platform pedals with a bit of grip?
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Old 12-04-20, 09:08 PM
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Raceface Chesters work for me. Tough and durable (I'm 225 lbs.), serviceable with replaceable and adjustable pins and very reasonably priced. Tons of colors if you care about that. Reviews are consistently excellent.
Good luck.
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Old 12-05-20, 12:01 AM
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I have the Chesters and some chinese knock offs of the Chesters.(Scudgood) You can see the difference in quality, but I cannot complain about either one, they both survived some pretty harsh environments
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Old 12-05-20, 05:52 PM
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Tioga D-Spyder is what I use. Lightweight but very strong.

https://www.modernbike.com/tioga-d-spyder-pedals-black
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Old 12-06-20, 04:26 PM
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MKS 3000R work well for me.
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Old 12-06-20, 07:01 PM
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I've had bad luck with pedals that squeak.
I decided that bearings at both ends of the spindle might be better. So far so good with Shimano PD -8040 are good. Not sure if still available.
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Old 12-10-20, 08:39 AM
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I went with ISSI Thump pedals. They are dished, are reasonable priced $40 - molded pins, $50 - replaceable pins, , and are comfortable.

https://rideissi.com/pedals/thump
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I am running these on two different bikes. They are a great combination of quality, platform size, moderate price and comparatively light weight.

VP-001 - VP Components
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Old 12-11-20, 04:55 AM
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I've bought two pairs of Forte "Convert" Platform pedals. I'm very happy with them. I'm a casual cyclist--a bit older (than what?)--and was having a problem with my feet slipping off the pedals occasionally while struggling up a hill, but unable to get my feet out of various retaining mechanisms. The platforms aren't perfect, but no mishaps since I put them on.
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Old 12-11-20, 06:53 AM
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I went with ISSI Thump pedals. They are dished, are reasonable priced $40 - molded pins, $50 - replaceable pins, , and are comfortable.

https://rideissi.com/pedals/thump
1+ on these. I have had them on my mountain bike for about a year and I really like the concave shape. really comfy and confidence-inspiring.
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Old 12-12-20, 08:36 AM
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I use specialized Bennies on my mtn and fatbike, like them alot. On my Gorilla Monsoon, I switch between clipless and one up. The one up is a nice thin pedal with a large surface.
I like them better than the bennies, but not enough to replace them.
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