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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    My new hot pink Canfield Crampons. Replacing my Gussets.
    Thinner, lighter and grippier. Perfect colour match for my rear triangle

    Tested them last weekend and I was impressed with much these outperformed my old pedals. My feet remained firmly planted on the platforms on runs that were heavily gnar. (and where in the past my feet sometimes would lose contact)

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    That's the thing about those pedals- people choke when they see the price, but once you've had a pair- you'd gladly spend the money again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    kragu, how did that happen? A rock strike?
    looks like it happened over time by putting his weight to far out on the side of the pedal and continuing to over loading it... or its just a crappy bonding job.
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    Finally I ordered a pair of Kore Rivera Thermo:



    Tested them on a guy's DJ/street bike and found grip quite sufficient. They were almost new though and he doesn't pedal grind. Important detail: note that the wrench flats don't go to axle faces. There are nice flanges which don't let the axle mangle an aluminum crank. Those pedals are the only loose ball bearing plastics that have this feature, among all such pedals that I checked.
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    Platform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...

    Quote Originally Posted by Fuglio View Post
    looks like it happened over time by putting his weight to far out on the side of the pedal and continuing to over loading it... or its just a crappy bonding job.
    Actually, it was my buddy's first day on them. 2nd run of the day in a park.

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    Today I got 1st ride on Kore Rivera Thermo. Platform area and grip are just right (Shimano AM40 shoes). I rode urban mostly, and hit a pedal on concrete 2 or 3 times, the beefy molded pins held up.

    Axle wrench flats don't go all the way to axle face, just like on the other Kore plastic pedal. This is very rare and a very good trait. There's a rubber seal inboard bewteen body and axle.

    A word of warning on internals though. There is NO anti-slip washer in there between outboard cone and the locknut, so when you try to tighten the locknut, it drags cone with it and screws up the adjustment. There are also no respective flats in outboard axle thread for washer to lock against. Guess they were not meant to be adjusted. If I get pedals loosening prematurely I will grind 2 flats on threaded part and file a non-round hole in an M6 washer (it looks like 1/4" thread on axle).

    I checked out internals on a guy's Odyssey Twisted PC for comparison, and it had the correct adjustable design. However they have wrench flats going all the way to the crank. Perfection is so hard to achieve in this world. *sigh*
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    I'm tempted to email Straitline asking them to launch a what I'd call Defacto Plastic. I'm sold on their axle/bushing system. With thin, doubly concave, full nylon composite or polycarbonate replaceable bodies that could be the ultimate playbike pedal. Think Odyssey JCPC but lighter, perhaps slimmer, and without those scary metal pins.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    No pics unfortunately. I forgot where I put the pedals once the axle broke..
    I never got the pedals I ordered. They cancelled even though quantity was "10". I reordered and they cancelled again and removed the ad.

    I did order the VP-001 pedals and they are great!

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    I had those before, I agree they are nice pedals but now I have the VP Vice pedals and there nicer.

    Do yourself a favor and dont take them apart, when I did that they broke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sml-2727 View Post
    I had those before, I agree they are nice pedals but now I have the VP Vice pedals and there nicer.

    Do yourself a favor and dont take them apart, when I did that they broke.
    Ok, I will think of them as disposable pedals then . Why did you take them apart? To regrease?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GaryH View Post
    Ok, I will think of them as disposable pedals then . Why did you take them apart? To regrease?

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    Yes, I dunno how it happened but one of the pedals all the threads just fell apart when I took the small nut off, more or less a small defect in the part, the other pedal was fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sml-2727 View Post
    Yes, I dunno how it happened but one of the pedals all the threads just fell apart when I took the small nut off, more or less a small defect in the part, the other pedal was fine.
    Thanks bud!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rom3n View Post
    Podium 2's kick ass, they have tons of grip.

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    ... and if we just ... Dual platform with SPD clipless and flat platform

    I am a fan of the design that Shimano has implemented on the XT Trekking editions. Fat platform on one side (with the polished corners) and SPD on the other side. It's right in the middle compromise, neither a race pedal nor an all out flat pedal, good option for a ONE BIKE TO RULE THEM ALL type setup. The model is called: Shimano PD-T780. Weight 392g for the pair, which is reasonably light, at half the weight of Syncros Mental stainless steel platform pedals with more functionality.

    Here a few photos of the pedals installed on XT cranks, on a touring bike, and the pedals on the weight scale for the weight-weenies:

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    TBH I'm not convinced about designs like this one. Tried similar (caged, 1 side SPD, touring) pedals, they always wanted to face my feet the wrong side.
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    Quote Originally Posted by illnacord View Post
    I am a fan of the design that Shimano has implemented on the XT Trekking editions. Fat platform on one side (with the polished corners) and SPD on the other side. It's right in the middle compromise, neither a race pedal nor an all out flat pedal, good option for a ONE BIKE TO RULE THEM ALL type setup.

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    The SPD side would work fine, especially since that's the way it will ALWAYS be facing. But that "flat" side would be worthless. It'd be slicker than sh|t on a shovel. I'd ride egg beaters with skate shoes before I'd ride that pedal. Obviously, YMMV...

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    Quote Originally Posted by illnacord View Post
    I am a fan of the design that Shimano has implemented on the XT Trekking editions. Fat platform on one side (with the polished corners) and SPD on the other side. It's right in the middle compromise, neither a race pedal nor an all out flat pedal, good option for a ONE BIKE TO RULE THEM ALL type setup. The model is called: Shimano PD-T780. Weight 392g for the pair, which is reasonably light, at half the weight of Syncros Mental stainless steel platform pedals with more functionality.

    Here a few photos of the pedals installed on XT cranks, on a touring bike, and the pedals on the weight scale for the weight-weenies:

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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    TBH I'm not convinced about designs like this one. Tried similar (caged, 1 side SPD, touring) pedals, they always wanted to face my feet the wrong side.
    That was my experience as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NWS View Post
    That was my experience as well.
    That was also my experience with these pedals:

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    Found this thread looking for Wellgo b219 reviews... My pedal reviews

    In order of ownership, oldest first.

    Stolen Thermalite SP:
    Learned lesson about buying cheap pedals; don't ride them hard or they bend. 2/10

    DMR V-8 Mag:
    4, glued in, no aftermarket replacement studs came out of both pedals; three in the left, one on the right; pedals tap and die easily for hex retainer screws. After about six months of use, I bent the right "steel" spindle on a landing, no replacement spindles available. Decent pedal, but will not buy again unless there is a sealed bearing, chromo spindle version. 6.5/10[May try V12]

    Fyxation Mesa MP:
    Comfortable, light, the nylon platforms will take really hard hits and come out 'looking' great, but the bearing retention system inside the platform takes all of the shock of the strikes and causes the chromo spindle to wiggle in the platform. After two months of aggressive commuting and XC(jumps and other obstacles) on these pedals the platform started shimmying, was able to get a warranty replacement from Fyxation without sending original pedals back to manufacturer(great CS). The replacements developed a wiggle at close to two months as well. Bent replacement pedals chromo spindle on left pedal during jump after having them for close to four months while usign them with the wiggle; figured I'd just replace them after I bent them. These pedals are rated for freeride and BMX, in my experience with these pedals, they need re-engineering to endure such ridding styles. 4/10

    Nukeproof Neutron:
    Have had roughly five months and I have bent the left chromo spindle. Waiting for replacement spindles from CRC. Since I can buy spindles for them, I bought two pair, just in case! These pedals have a great feel to them, they are light and sexy. I took out the middle cleat screws on the platforms and placed skateboard grip tape around the axle body of the aluminum platform. I did this due to the pedals hooking up with my shoes so well that if you didn't get your foot placed just right on the pedal, you have to clear your foot from the pedal and reposition your foot, which was not always successful. After removing the middle cleat screws and applying grip tape, my Teva Pinners still stay hooked up to the pedals and I don't have to clear the pedal to try repositioning my foot, just relax a little and twist/slide the foot into position. Will keep riding after spindle swap out. 7/10

    ...

    I'm thinking of getting some Wellgo B219's because I can get them for a steel right now; $30, local. Not finding any aftermarket spindles for the B219, I figured I'd get them on the cheap sale and keep them in my gear bag for long rides so I could just swap out pedals on the trail, instead of swapping out spindles on the trail, if I happen to bend a pedal. It's a little more weight to the gear bag, but it takes longer to remove and replace a spindle than it does changing pedals, plus I'd have to carry an extra tool. Anyone have any engineering reasons as to why I should pass up this deal on the B219's?
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    Wow, sounds like you are tough on pedals! I would consider investing in something that will not bend/break under abuse. Something in the $150 plus range might be the only option. Of course it would suck to find out that the boutique pedals aren't any stronger.

    I've had a couple of pairs of the Fixation Mesa/Nukeproof Electron/Deity Compound (same pedal I believe) for a couple of years now, and they've been great. I did need to tighten the pins, and the end cap on one pair was a little loose, so maybe that was the shimmy you were feeling?

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    I didn't mention that I am riding HT. The spindles on the V8's, Mesa-MP's and Neutrons all have the same spindle design. I'm noticing that I'm bending the spindles at the skinny of the shaft where the bearing sits. One of the workers at a local LBS told me that the B219's have a larger diameter chromoly spindle, and have lasted him for close to two seasons on his HT.

    I'm constantly landing both wheels at the same time, but jumping a whole lot. Though I weigh about 180lb w/o gear. I have Odyssey pedals on my 24" DJ and they have lasted for two years now, even with some serious bails. Thinking maybe I should just get some for the MTB?
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    i think i might get these...

    BODY MATERIAL: 6061-T6 ALUMINUM
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    HEIGHT: 12-14.5mm
    PLATFORM SIZE: 101x114mm
    WEIGHT: 355g
    Bearings:4 Full sealed cartridge bearings per pedal
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    after 6 months with the Canfield Crampons......I love how lite they are, thin design and grip.....plus I ride rocky areas and broke a few pins....Just replaced them by going to opposite side of broken spike and just turn them off....best out of any pedal I ever have owned.

    also love the solid feel of the pedal...the bearings are really smoooth ...great feel on your feet...confidence booster too
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS View Post
    .plus I ride rocky areas and broke a few pins....Just replaced them by going to opposite side of broken spike and just turn them off....best out of any pedal I ever have owned.
    I agree, and the usefulness of this is generally overlooked, IMO. I had a pair of twenty6 Rallye pedals that I bent some pins on, and I couldn't replace the pins without cutting the pin off. I either want pins like the Canfields that I can push out from the bottom, or disposable ones like the newer generation twenty6 pedals.

    (I currently have a pair of Crampon Ultimates and a pair of twenty6 Predators, and I go back and forth depending on where I'm riding.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by evasive View Post
    (I currently have a pair of Crampon Ultimates and a pair of twenty6 Predators, and I go back and forth depending on where I'm riding.)
    Curious, where do you find that each excels over the other?

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    If these came in another color (purple) I'd love to give these a shot. At $69 though, I'd probably just grab the Deity Decoys still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jojotherider View Post
    If these came in another color (purple) I'd love to give these a shot. At $69 though, I'd probably just grab the Deity Decoys still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ANVL
    3 cartridge bearings + 1 DU bushing
    I like the way that sounds when saying it in my head!

    Wonder if I can get the LBS to order these since they are selling Canfields.
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    Platform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...

    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Curious, where do you find that each excels over the other?
    The Predators are bigger and grippier, by a good margin. But being bigger, they're slightly more prone to rock strikes, and those cost me traction pins. I use them around Montana, although I don't have them on at the moment, since I need to get some more pins. The Canfields are smaller, thinner, and have thicker/more robust pins. They're my desert pedals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pdxmark View Post
    I have Odyssey pedals on my 24" DJ and they have lasted for two years now, even with some serious bails. Thinking maybe I should just get some for the MTB?
    Which model Odyssey are these?
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    Which model Odyssey are these?
    Sealed bearing trail mix
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    I'm 99% sure it's not a replica, and both brands are made at the same factory..
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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    I'm 99% sure it's not a replica, and both brands are made at the same factory..
    Yeah, HT seems to be happy to make pedals for other people to sell under other names. If you look through all of the pedals at HT's own web site, you'll probably recognize a couple that you've seen before, but with other brands on them.

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    Another set of XPEDO SPRYs or go big?

    I have a pair of XPEDO SPRY's, I had them on a dirt jumper for a while, They held up great in that application, since they never saw rocks.

    For the last several months I put them on a Nomad for trail riding. They're holding up pretty well. I've torn a pin out, and while there are still threads in the hole, replacement pins never stay put in that hole, as the outer threads are gone. However they're still spinning great and haven't developed any play.

    I'm building up a Banshee Spitfire and looking for pedals for that bike.
    There are lots of enticing new options such as the RaceFace Atlas, the new and improved Point One Podium, and Spank Oozy, to name a few. After reading over several pages of this thread, from the comments I'm gathering that the Canfield Crampon Ultimates are one of the sturdiest pedals in the 11-12mm thick category.

    The Spitfire has a super low bottom bracket, so its pedals will definitely be getting some rock time. While SPRY's have held up for me pretty good so far, I'm not sure that would be the case on the Spitty.

    I'm not that concerned with weight, although the lightness of the SPRYs is a nice bonus. I'm spoiled by the 11mm thickness of the SPRYs and I'm never going back to thicker pedals.

    I'm debating whether the spendy $150+ pedals such as the Podium and Crampon are worth it in this situation. Certainly they'll be more durable than the magnesium SPRYs, but from a dollars and cents standpoint, SPRYs can be had for as little as $50 on Ebay, so I could get three pair for the price of one pair of Crampons...

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    Durable, cheap, thin/light. Pick two (or compromise a bit).

    You could save a lot by going slightly thicker. I'm running Nukeproof Electrons, which are 17mm thick (and $43 CAD IIRC). I haven't tried anything thinner, do you think the difference would be noticeable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerebroside View Post
    You could save a lot by going slightly thicker. I'm running Nukeproof Electrons, which are 17mm thick (and $43 CAD IIRC). I haven't tried anything thinner, do you think the difference would be noticeable?
    Enormous difference. Prior to the SPRYs I had Wellgo MG-42s, which have similar dimensions except they are 17mm thick. The difference in pedal feel between the two is very noticeable.

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    based on the design of those pedals, I would say the difference is less in the thickness of the pedal and more to do with the profile design. The MGs are more of your old school/bmx platform. Its a flatter surface for you to stand on. The Sprys look like there are more contours for your foot to rest in. So while they may have similar WxL dimensions, I don't think the thickness is what makes them different. I can't imagine a 17mm Spry would feel much different from the 11mm spry (all else being equal).

    I personally think if you're going with the expensive option, you should go with the Podiums. Looks like its similar in shape to the Sprys.

    Full disclosure, I've never ridden any of these pedals. I'm basing my opinion on what I've seen online.

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    jojotherider, I've owned all the pedals you mentioned. You're right on point, pun intended, based off the judgements you've made from this thread and what you've seen online. Let's see what Interbike 2014 has to offer from Las Vegas. And I'm curious to try the Canfield Brothers first generation pedals and still curious to try the Syntace pedals with the three different platform sizes and ultra-uber high price tag (those pesky German design valuations).
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    If rock strikes are a concern, consider Hope's F20 pedals. The profile isn't particularly thin, but the pin design is brilliant. I bought a set for my DH bike after shearing a couple pins from the HT pedals that I was using before.

    F20 Flat Pedal | Hope Tech | Made in Barnoldswick, England

    Hope's pins thread in from the top, using a hex wrench that you insert from the bottom. So unlike bolt-style pins that thread in from the bottom, if a broken pin ends up with a burr on the threads, you won't have to drag the burr through the pedal (damaging the threads) in order to remove the pin.

    And unlike grub-screw pins that thread in from the top, you can still use a hex key to remove the pins after the top gets sheared off. (This is what screwed up my HTs - they had grub screw pins in the center of the platform, and once those went, the pedal didn't grip half as well and there was nothing I could do to fix it.)

    And Hope's pins have a flared base that sits snug in a little pocket in the pedal, which should make them more resistant to breakage in the first place.

    Ten pins per side, nicely distributed.

    $150ish, but I'm hoping that they'll last for a long time. And not especially thin, but I'm OK with that. I didn't feel much difference between the HT AE-01s I was using (thin, but grub screws) and more conventional pedals.

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    Tried every single flat in the op. They are all meh!

    Best flat I've tried is speedplay drilliums.

    They are a little on the fat side. They arnt low pro but they are 10/10.

    My group has a combine 18 or so years and never 1 problem. I'm in year 6 or so and they are still $$$$$!

    They use a combo of needle and cart bearings! You'd have to be 1000lb plus to break them.
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    Speedplay Brass Knuckles

    Brass Knuckles, Speedplay's 13.5mm thick flat pedals, spin on two cartridge bearings and a needle bearing, and have ten star shaped traction pins on each side. $175 cro-mo 400g weight. Excessive all around. They might want to stick with their spd pedal line...

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    Good job! Improvement on the VP Harrier

    Platform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...-vp-harrier-altitude-2.jpgVP Harrier Altitude, solidly sculpted with exposed CNC machining details and that gold titanium spindle. Hot!!!
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    Re: Platform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...

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    Where did you get the ones with the ti spindle?

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    I have Wellgo C 135's and B 132's shown below. the 135s are about 300g, and the B132's are about 350g. Both should cost around 50 bucks, but i haven't priced them lately.

    the 135's are on the small side for a platform, but are fine for me. I was worried about durability but I have used them for a couple of seasons straight, and they have hit many rocks with no issues.

    The 132's are bigger, and seem more solid, but are still very light. I haven't used them as much, but still seem perfectly adequate.

    Some of these fancy 100-200 dollar pedals here loook kind of cool, but I can't get excited about pedals too much. I put my foot on them and they need to have grip and spin around and that's it.
    Even these super high priced and Ti fancy pedals wouldn't save me any weight.
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    The Honey Badger Pedals

    I ride the Honey Badger Pedals because Honey Badger don't give a $hit where I ride or what I ride over or through!Platform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...-dsc07339-low-resolution.jpgPlatform Pedal Shootout, the best flat is...-dsc07358-low-resolution.jpgClick image for larger version. 

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    Here's a few of the stats on the HoneyBadgers: 4.20 inches x 4.20 inches; 3.2mm thin on front and back edges; 3mm on outboard end, 2mm all around center mud clearance hole; angular contact, full compliment bearings; 8 reverse taper, length and diameter optimized traction pins; 16 fangs; twice the amount of mud clearance as FlyPapers; under 500 grams; better sealed bearings than the FlyPapers; 14.2% smaller diameter backside bearing than FlyPapers; 20% smaller diameter threaded end on frontside bearing cup than FlyPapers, with finer pitch threads; top secret, super strong, military grade stainless steel alloy with better corrosion resistance than any other steel; and 87% stronger bearing shaft and pedal body than FlyPapers, making the HoneyBadgers absolutely the strongest pedals in the history of the World! (Over 64% stronger than the next nearest "spindley" pedal)...and...Due to the smaller diameter backside bearing and the smaller diameter of the threaded portion of the frontside bearing cup, there are MANY more cranks that will now work!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bike Doc View Post
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    Here's a few of the stats on the HoneyBadgers: 4.20 inches x 4.20 inches; 3.2mm thin on front and back edges; 3mm on outboard end, 2mm all around center mud clearance hole; angular contact, full compliment bearings; 8 reverse taper, length and diameter optimized traction pins; 16 fangs; twice the amount of mud clearance as FlyPapers; under 500 grams; better sealed bearings than the FlyPapers; 14.2% smaller diameter backside bearing than FlyPapers; 20% smaller diameter threaded end on frontside bearing cup than FlyPapers, with finer pitch threads; top secret, super strong, military grade stainless steel alloy with better corrosion resistance than any other steel; and 87% stronger bearing shaft and pedal body than FlyPapers, making the HoneyBadgers absolutely the strongest pedals in the history of the World! (Over 64% stronger than the next nearest "spindley" pedal)...and...Due to the smaller diameter backside bearing and the smaller diameter of the threaded portion of the frontside bearing cup, there are MANY more cranks that will now work!
    Hey Dean,

    Congratulations on the new design and the fact it now fits a larger selection of cranks!

    Is it possible to retro-fit them to a pair of XT cranks or do you need to purchase a new crank set and pedals from you?

    Do you have pricing and availability worked out yet?

    Thanks, in advance, for the info!

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    How do I become a tester?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pdxmark View Post
    How do I become a tester?
    So far, we have two testers; me, the designer; and Wil White who rode the Honey Badgers in the 2014 Red Bull Rampage. When you get your invite to compete in the Rampage, please let me know, and I will get you a set to test. Or, if you are racing competitively at the National Pro or World Cup level, or are starring in an extreme mountain bike video by a major production company, we may be able to work something out for you as well...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bike Doc View Post
    So far, we have two testers; me, the designer; and Wil White who rode the Honey Badgers in the 2014 Red Bull Rampage. When you get your invite to compete in the Rampage, please let me know, and I will get you a set to test. Or, if you are racing competitively at the National Pro or World Cup level, or are starring in an extreme mountain bike video by a major production company, we may be able to work something out for you as well...
    Sounds like early days. )
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    bike doc, thanks for posting about the honey badger pedals. 500g, not feeling it. Those showboating teeth do provide that shinburger appeal, gotta give you that. Good to see you back, too. I remember many years ago when your pedals were hinted on MTBR. How do your previous generation pedals and the current pedals compare to the Tioga ZEROaxle MT-ZERO (450g) which shared lukewarm reception. They were released at $150, then set for $99 retail, then dropped below $75.
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