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    New question here. good, cheap(er) pedals

    Sorry to make a post on something that has been posted on so many times. i have read a lot of threads on this topic and none of them have been really aimed at what i am looking for.

    Im trying to find a nice set of pedals for ~$60

    Weights is not a big issue, more so grip. i would like something that can take a beating and has adjustable spikes.

    deity Compound Pedals

    i was looking at these, however they do not have many spikes and i dont know if they are just placed in the key places or if they skimped out on them to cut cost.

    Thanks everyone!

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    I have a set of evo flats that have adjustable pins that were only $50 ish at my lbs. They've held up great for two full seasons so far despite multiple rock strikes.

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    For that price, you have more choices then you might think.
    I wouldnt get those Diety pedals myself. Nylon construction and too few pins.

    Pedals from Wellgo, DMR, Gusset, Xpedo, and others. Would be better choices.

    Examples
    Universal Cycles -- DMR V-8 Mag Pedals
    Universal Cycles -- Gusset Slim Jim Sealed Bearing Pedals - Black
    Universal Cycles -- SunRingle ZuZu Pedals
    Universal Cycles -- VP Components VP-531 Pedals
    Universal Cycles -- Xpedo MX-6 Al/Cr Platform Pedals

    Not pushing Universal, but I have purchased from them several times. Check Pricepoint, Jenson, and other sellers. Plenty of good pedals in your price range out there.

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    Gusset Slim Jim lb Platform Pedals Black | eBay

    how about that deal?! looks pretty good to me



    edit: however i have found them on amazon for $33 and other websites around the $30 mark. maybe they are a bit too low end

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    Thats the average price you will find for that model of Slim Jims. They have loose ball bearings on that model, rather then sealed bearings like the higher priced model. They are still good pedals. You will just need to take a few minutes of cleaning them out, and repacking the bearings with grease once in a while.

    I personally have a pair of the VP's(one level higher model then the link) that cost me $62.
    And a set of the DMR 8 Mags(model I linked). Which the grease injection port on those pedals, and the syringe that comes with the set, being the reasons why I got them.
    Last edited by Gear Head; 12-24-2013 at 10:39 PM.

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    i found a set of Gusset Slim Jim SC, the next step up with the sealed bearings. they are $50 on ebay free shipping. i offered him $45 for them lol, see how that goes, if not ill just buy them at that price i think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skikarl View Post
    Sorry to make a post on something that has been posted on so many times. i have read a lot of threads on this topic and none of them have been really aimed at what i am looking for.

    Im trying to find a nice set of pedals for ~$60

    Weights is not a big issue, more so grip. i would like something that can take a beating and has adjustable spikes.

    deity Compound Pedals

    i was looking at these, however they do not have many spikes and i dont know if they are just placed in the key places or if they skimped out on them to cut cost.

    Thanks everyone!
    If you're not interesting in clipless pedals, I actually like the Redline pedals that came with my Monocog29er back in the day. IIRC, the go for like $30 a pair. So, cheap, they have real ball bearings in them, and the cage is a good foot hugging design... basically a knock off of the Shimano DX BMX pedal from the 80s.

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    Wellgo MG-1's are light, well built, very grippy and can find them for about $50.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pimpbot View Post
    If you're not interesting in clipless pedals, I actually like the Redline pedals that came with my Monocog29er back in the day. IIRC, the go for like $30 a pair. So, cheap, they have real ball bearings in them, and the cage is a good foot hugging design... basically a knock off of the Shimano DX BMX pedal from the 80s.
    i probably should have stated in the OP that i was looking for flats. but yeah, not clipless. and could you link these redline pedals? i googled it but there are many different pedals that come up for many different prices

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    Forte Converts... You can get them for about $50 or less.

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    Gusset Slim Jim SC Platform Pedals Black | eBay

    Got these, offered him $45 for them. free expedited shipping too! thank you all

    also Reppin gear head!

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    Quote Originally Posted by skikarl View Post

    I have a pair of these, but not from "Deity." They're the same plastic pedals being sold under several brands. They've been fabulous for me...

    They're generally cheapest (and available in more colors) directly from the manufacturer via eBay as the HT PA12A.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bimmer74 View Post
    I have a pair of these, but not from "Deity." They're the same plastic pedals being sold under several brands. They've been fabulous for me...

    They're generally cheapest (and available in more colors) directly from the manufacturer via eBay as the HT PA12A.
    I have a pair of the Diety pedals, and they are excellent. Light weight, durable, thin, ergonomic, and inexpensive. I liked them enough to buy a second pair for my brother.

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    I cannot recommend these enough;
    Flat Pedals Moove Mtb

    They are SOLID as all hell with two styles, and lots of colors. Free shipping in the US!

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    good, cheap(er) pedals

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    Forte Converts... You can get them for about $50 or less.
    These are great. Nashbar so has a version that looks very similar for about $40 and is a little lighter.

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    Can't go wrong with the Shimano Saint pedal. Excellent quality / great cartridge bearings @ $69.99 plus free shipping:

    Shimano Saint PD MX80 MTB Downhill Flat Pedal Freeride Pedals New in Box | eBay

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    like he said...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cusco View Post
    Can't go wrong with the Shimano Saint pedal. Excellent quality / great cartridge bearings @ $69.99 plus free shipping:

    Shimano Saint PD MX80 MTB Downhill Flat Pedal Freeride Pedals New in Box | eBay
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    I wanted to get the Saints so bad. But they were a bit pricy. Wish I would have found that posting sooner. I got a nice pair though. Gusset slim Jim SC's $45

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    Glad you found some good pedals for cheap(er).
    Saints are nice. Wasent beating on the Deity Pedals, they have there place.


    Write us a thread/chime in on one, about the Slim Jims.

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