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    Which Egg Beater Pedals Should I get (C, SL, or TI)

    I'm thinking about picking some up and am trying to decide between the C, SL and TI. Is the difference between the 3 just the material? Ti would be nice, but I'm not sure if they're worth the extra $$. I'm not concerned about the extra 40 grams and am not too concerned about durability because I'll buy from my LBS which has a good return policy.

    Is there anything else I should consider?

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    weight (materials) and price is the difference.

    also believe the eggbeater triple ti has a max rider weight of 175ish?

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    Just get the C's then...performance wise they'll be the same.

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    The SL's are made from stainless steel, and according to the Aus distributor are much stronger. When a friend broke a 2 sets of C's on the same rock (on consecutive laps of a team 24hr no less!!!) he then went SL's. His bashing ways didn't destroy the SL's
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    Thanks for the responses. I'm going to get the C's unless I find a great deal on the SL's or TI's. I've owned the C's before and broke them on a rock after about a year, but my LBS gave me a refund.

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    I have both the C's and the SL's and in my experience the SL's are smoother to clip in and out of.

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    SL's for sure. A couple extra bucks but stronger and smoother.

    had a bunch of C's and they broke. I am riding rocky NE trails and rock strikes are common.

    Currently running SL's and they are sweet...

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    Get the SL's

    I broke three pairs of C's before deciding to go with the SL's and I haven't broke them since.

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    another vote for the SL's
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    SL's

    ~2 yrs so far and i hit lots of rocks

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    This season I made a switch to the Egg Beaters, outfitted all 3 of my bikes with the "new" blue spring SL's, two of the three broke, one cage broke & one had an issue with the thread on the spindle that holds the cage on.

    Both where warrantied, but still a dissapointment.

    Now on Times.

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    I've broken SLs and Cs.

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    200 lb, sz12 foot rider looking to get some Crank Brothers Eggbeaters for a road bike. I just like the minimal look. Any recommendations for shoe type (anything not velcro straps, I'm over the kindergarten shoes child look?!) ... and best value is the stainless spindle? Or upgrade via Ti-6Q2 titanium spindles? Never used clips, just big fat gnarly CNC type platforms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by illnacord
    200 lb, sz12 foot rider looking to get some Crank Brothers Eggbeaters for a road bike. I just like the minimal look. Any recommendations for shoe type (anything not velcro straps, I'm over the kindergarten shoes child look?!) ... and best value is the stainless spindle? Or upgrade via Ti-6Q2 titanium spindles? Never used clips, just big fat gnarly CNC type platforms.
    You are over the weight limit for Ti spindles. I tried SL's on a road bike but didn't like the feel. I don't want that much float on road bike pedal. Others don't like the lack of a platform to distribute the pressure on the sole. If you are set on running MTB pedals on a road bike, you might try Candy's or SPD's.

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