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    $50 to spend on platforms. Suggestions.....

    I am going back to platforms from clip-less. I ride pretty much all mountain and lite XC and although I love the power you can get with clip-less I find myself hesitant on stuff because of them. I know it is just in brain but I have not been able to shake it.

    I have $50 to spend on a set of platforms and I am trying to decide what to get. There are so many choices nowadays....

    So far I am leaning towards the Deity Compounds or the Wellgo B103's.

    Anyone have opinions on either or other recommendations?


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    $50 to spend on platforms. Suggestions.....

    Deity compounds. They are extremely durable and stick to your feet like glue. You also get a few color options. I've been using them for about a year with no issues. You can get the same pedal on eBay or from some other companies too. May be able to save a few bucks.

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    Another vote for Deity Compounds. They defy the 3 rules. They are cheap, light weight, and durable.

    They also work very well
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I keep reading really good things about the Deity compounds.

    I just placed an order for a set of blue Deity Compounds.

    Thanks again!
    Last edited by PersonTX; 06-06-2014 at 11:44 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattnmtns View Post
    Another vote for Deity Compounds. They defy the 3 rules. They are cheap, light weight, and durable.

    They also work very well
    +1. I've always run flats and have been on the Deity compounds for 6 months. Cheap ($48), very lightweight, durable, low profile, and available in green!
    Solo & Ala Carte ~ that's how I like my bikes.

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    Re: $50 to spend on platforms. Suggestions.....

    Forte coverts are in that price range, it's the only flat I've ridden recently so no basis to compare to those others.

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    I've had both deity compounds and the forte converts. I liked just about everything about the deity's except on longer rides I could feel the axle hump on the ball of my foot (because they are so thin). The fortes are a little thicker and larger so more comfortable (for me). YMMV.

    BTW, I was using 5.10 impacts for shoes, so a pretty stiff sole already.
    I'm looking forward to regretting this.......

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    save $50 more and get the RaceFace Aeffects.

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    i got the dietys on two different bikes and they havent given me any problems

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    Been riding Compounds for three years and just one bent spindle (my fault on a high speed rock strike). Cannot be happier with them and with Deity's customer service.

    Customer 4 Life,

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    "There's two shuttles, one to the top and one to the hospital" I LOVE this place!!!

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    Diety compounds are far and away my favorite.... awesome pedals!

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    Deity Comps!...just got a new set of pins for $5 and they feel good as new...awesome value for a quality part...

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