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Offline FlatismŽ

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bulky pedals..
« on: October 02, 2013, 05:24:20 PM »
My Ody Twists are great in most aspects, Grip, weight, and strength, but by golly do they get in the way still..

I've not seen a great deal of decent alternatives out there either...

So what do you rock?
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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2013, 05:32:49 PM »
me had them ares ones but they wear down hella quick, got shadow ones now which are nice n grippy but do get in the way a bit

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2013, 05:53:37 PM »
Premium slim, glass/graphite type- super grippy and the knurl last a fairly long time; the draw-backs are the sharp corners. Slice open the sides and back of my calfs a couple of times.
Ares 88 products pedals, great all-round pedal body shape that's very similar to the Shimano dx pedals; on smaller side, foot ache if used too long;sharp edges where the reflectors were meant to be installed.
Hoffman bikes magnesium body, titanium spindle, seal-bearing pedals. Cheap compared to what mtbs companies will ask for similar spec'ed and built pedals. Between the Ares and Premium on size, knurl pattern wears off pretty fast, making it slick if used without the pins. Pin& nut combo makes the pedals heavy but smooth and fought as hell.
khe updates of MKS graphite X, the sealed bearing version plastic pedals are the heaviest of the lot here. Last real long and is grippy, but bear-trap type of design for front half of pedals are shin killers. Did i mention they are heavy?...

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2013, 06:03:08 PM »
So you want Slimmer Pedals? I am right in thinking yarse? I have seen a couple of Super Slim Pedals being offered actually, I will post up links for you!...

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/465262/Colony_Fantastic_Plastic_Pedals.html

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/465155/Eclat_Slash_PC_Pedals.html

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/465232/Fly_Bikes_Ruben_PC_Pedals_(Ruben_Alcantara).html

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/465031/Premium_Slim_PC_Pedals_(Sealed).html

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/465008/Stolen_Thermalite_PC_Pedals.html

http://ezrabmx.com/pedals/   <--- Not sure if that goes directly to them, but you want the Flats Pedal.

Hopefully you will find something you like out of that lot Trev!

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2013, 06:32:59 PM »
What do you mean by "they get in the way"?

Are you looking for thinner pedals, or smaller is size?

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2013, 07:18:37 PM »
In the past, I have ridden a smaller pedal like the wellgo Nano's, which are out-of-the-way, light, and cheap. But the size and comfort drawbacks got me to ditch em.

The other pedal i considered buying was the colony since it's recessed on the ends, but i was skeptical of its overall strength. But on the other hand you get colors and slightly lower weight.

So yeah, the twistedPC's are a little large, but Odyssey got the strength, feel, and grip just right. My favorite part is the twisted ends that seems to better deflect impacts when bashed on the ground, which makes them extremely durable.
Dax (now in NYC)

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2013, 08:08:39 PM »
What do you mean by "they get in the way"?

Are you looking for thinner pedals, or smaller is size?

Shouldn't blame it on the tools....?
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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2013, 08:16:00 PM »
Think I'm looking for a reductionist take on these vital bits of equipment! (Like pegs have taken the route  down!?)

http://ezrabmx.com/pedals/   
Them Ezras, would appear to be heading in the right direction!?

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Re: bulky pedals..
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2013, 01:23:06 PM »
wellgo grey ff 3 usd