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    pedals for pugsley?

    What kinda pedals do folks prefer with fat bike?

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    SPD for me.

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    Fyxation Mesa pedals work for me. Whatever pedals you like now will work fine on your fatbike.
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    A good set of flats with really long traction pins!
    I kept having problems with my cleats clogging up with snow and not clipping in. I don't miss being able to clip in, and when things get hairy there is no chance of getting stuck in your pedals at an awkward position.
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    I just use my SPD's unless I am in a situation where I know I'll need flats, like if I'm going to be in snow where I know I'm going to be unclipping every 5 seconds.
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    SPD's, XT PD-M785, I like the platform.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    A good set of flats with really long traction pins!
    I kept having problems with my cleats clogging up with snow and not clipping in. I don't miss being able to clip in, and when things get hairy there is no chance of getting stuck in your pedals at an awkward position.
    x2. I have trouble getting into a clipless pedal when it's all packed with snow a lot of the time. I switched to flats with Keen boots a few rides ago and I don't see going back to SPD in the snow.

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    I like these strap pedals they allow me to wear boots and be able to spin like clip ins but when the going gets tough I have nice boots for pushing. I've gotten numerous compliments on them and the polymer pedal body is great for keeping the feet from getting cold

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    I'll probably live to regret it, but I cheapskated with some Wellgo LU-A52s. They are described as "BMX platform pedals." I'm sure that there are lighter flat pedals out there. Almost sprung for the magnesium Wellgos, but I don't like using magnesium anything around a marine environment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fat Urkel View Post
    I like these strap pedals they allow me to wear boots and be able to spin like clip ins but when the going gets tough I have nice boots for pushing. I've gotten numerous compliments on them and the polymer pedal body is great for keeping the feet from getting cold

    City Grounds | Platform Pedals & Straps Combo

    I do occasionally like the straps, and use some 20 year old pedals with toe clips for the same reason. when it gets super cold. thick socks and warm boots work fine and you can still get some of the advantages of clipping in.
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    I like being clipped in so I went with Crank brothers Mallet pedals. They have a large platform for when you are not clipped in and are less likely than spd's to pack with snow. I use spd's in summer because they are easier for me to clip into, many years using them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    A good set of flats with really long traction pins!
    I kept having problems with my cleats clogging up with snow and not clipping in. I don't miss being able to clip in, and when things get hairy there is no chance of getting stuck in your pedals at an awkward position.
    Seems to be more of a problem when it's warmer and the snow sticks to the cleat more, although with a little stomping I never have any problems (older generation shimano pedals and what's used in the 545 and 434 are still poor). Current generation shimano pedals do not really suffer from this anymore with their "open" design.

    I use white shimano 520s when it's in the 20s and teens.

    When it's in the single digits and colder I use white welgo MG-1s.

    In the event of an emergency in the cold, I will shave some of my MG-1s away with my knife, pour some of my whiskey out, and start a fire.
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