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    Race Face Pedals

    Anyone pick these up yet? They look pretty sweet.

    How do they stack up against Canfield Bros, HT or Crank Brothers?

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    I just ordered a pair of the Race Face Aeffect for my wife to use on her new Superfly FS 6. I am also curious how others rate them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RaceTripper View Post
    I just ordered a pair of the Race Face Aeffect for my wife to use on her new Superfly FS 6. I am also curious how others rate them.
    Hey Bike Bert, just got some Chromag Scarabs, nicely CNC'd, finish is good, wide platform, smooth bearings, plenty of pin positions. Worth considering.

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    Those new Atlas pedals are sick looking.
    Jenson USA Race Face Atlas Pedals > Components > Pedals | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop $180.
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    Has anybody tried out a set of these yet? How do they compare for grip and whats the life like on them so far?

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    Was after more of a 'i've ridden these for a month' review rather than a 'ive just taken these our from a box arent they pretty' review but cheers I've already read that one.

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    you must not know Race Face
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    Not when it comes to pedals nope, however, its my understanding this is there first foray into pedals so it would be fairly naive to throw 125 at pedals without doing some research first.... seeing as my 40 superstar pedals are about 3 years old and still running perfectly yet you'd NEVER catch me buying superstar wheels!

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    I have taken them out of the box, they are pretty.

    The weather has not been good so only ridden them a few times in the driveway. They performed flawlessly...

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    Nice!

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    My lbs carries these for $170 in Canada. I picked them up and they felt quite similar to my spank spikes.

    That pin storage feature is a simply brilliant idea.

    Sorry, no real world reviews, other than to say I'd love to hang a whole load of race face atlas stuff on my rig.

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    Waking up this thread :-)

    My last crash (fell of the back) I bent my Forte Coverts (slight wobble on left).
    Now the Forte has been a super sticky working great pedal w/5.10s. SO sticky I sometimes can't get my foot off when my weight is down on the one side.
    SO, I want a new flat that does NOT use the threaded "set screws" like on the Forte for pins.
    They cut skin real easy when mistakes are made, the exposed threads are like little razor blades.

    Race Face Aeffect is using a hex "pin" that does not have exposed threads.
    Do they cut skin as easy?
    Traction w/5.10s (I'm sure it's fine for m y skill level)?
    Anyone have some saddle time with them yet?
    Race Face Atlas looks like to much pedal for me and my needs so mostly curious about the Aeffect model.
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    Since my first post on this thread I have bought a pair of Raceface Aeffect pedals. They are really grippy, and have big platforms.
    Burt 4X4, I don't think there is any real difference between pin styles. My wellgos didn't cut my skin, and I think that the Raceface pins are sharper, and because they are longer, maybe they will cut the same, if not more.
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    But the pedals are awesome.
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    Mmm I don't know man, those exposed thread type pins are forken-A sharp!! :-O

    I don't mind a bloody sock from time to time when I make a mistake, keeps me aware :-)

    For me it seams with the threaded type if you even brush by them they cut lol like walking by the bike while parked in the garage = little touch is a little scratch

    You could probly add spacers to shorten the pins if needed egh?

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    email Spank and see. i think they have more rounded traction pins available for their Spike pedals

    they come with these..



    but i think you can get ones like these too...

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    Cool! Yeah that first pic is the exposed thread pins I have been getting sliced up by.
    I just want to try something different now that I have an opportunity to buy new flats!
    Spank is on my list.
    Hope FR20 also, but they are more $$ like the Atlas

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    i almost bought the Race Face pedals, but i like the Spank Spike design better. i think the split "top" and "bottom" design wouldnt be as strong, which is what most pedals have. the Spank and Crampon pedals are not like that. theyre a single, solid piece

    this what im talking about...



    vs this...

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    Those Spank Spikes are SICK.

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    Race Face Pedals

    For what it's worth I have both the Spank Spikes and the Race Face Atlas pedals and the Atlas are grippier and have what I think is a better feel under foot. They are also pretty impressively light. After a summer of pretty heavy use there is a slight creak in one of the Race Face pedals but I suppose I just need to get around to servicing them. I'd definitely recommend the Atlas, and I've thought about getting a second pair for my DH bike...

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    Thanks for the replies

    I have BEAT my Forte pedals and they are that "two sided" design.
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    As far as I can tell the shaft/axle bent not the pedal it self. The Forte is a "budget" platform so RaceFace or Spank will be an upgrade for me.

    IDK...the Aeffect is lighter and cheaper...
    I have until tomorrow before I pull the trigger
    Thanks Again!!!!!

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    Race Face Pedals-img-20140926-00998.jpg
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    RaceFace AEffect

    So far so good!! Time will tell...single track this weekend for the "test"!!
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    The racefaces are neat looking pedals but they are pretty expensive.
    I buy moove pedals they are very grippy and its easy to replace the pins. They are like $67 delivered.
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    Picked up mine for $85 on sale @ ArtsCyclery.
    I agree it is tuff spending a Hundo or more on freakin pedals! I am hoping that the fact AEffects are easily rebuildable that I can make them last a very long time..
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