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    Quote Originally Posted by 7daysaweek View Post
    +1. Sent mine in (twice) well out of warranty and got them fixed free both times.

    Currently riding 2 pair of the eb 3's, one set of Ti's, and one set of candies with no further issues.

    Shimano M225 and more recently Northwave extreme tech shoes.

    Or flats with 5-10's for the big bike.

    I don't have any receipt or proof of purchase since they were already installed in an used bike I bought. Seems like I will have to find more info regarding their warranty.

    Today I rode with the Mallets, they work well but the plastic casing of the flat pedal gets beat up pretty easy. I don't mind aesthetics, so this doesn't concern me. Bottom line, if you want your bike parts to look brand new and shiny, don't get them; if you don't mind dents and scratches, get them. They clip/unclip relatively easy and it is a plus to have a bit of support while riding.

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    Shimano PD-M520: paid $35 with cleats just to try out the whole clipless thing....between my abuse, pedal strikes, sand mud, a random piece of barb wire they seem indestructible

    Lake shoes nothing special, cheap ebay buy to get me clipped in

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    Riding my second pair of egg beaters now. They have a ton of slop in the axle and a lot of visible wear where they meet the cleat. great consistent pedal clipping in and out.
    However they do occasionally release when the bottom of the pedal strikes a rock (usually during a technical step up) It's more a distraction than anything but annoying regardless.
    I have used shimano's and other spd style in the past with better reliability than the egg's
    Do the time's release on pedal strikes as well? If not I may try those next.
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    Shimano MD520 and Botranger Solstice shoes. The pedals were cheap from Amazon and the shoes were available in my size at the LBS for $80. So far so good!

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    Time atac alium because Time are the best duh and the atack aliums were the cheapest version.

    I can't remember the exact shoes but some shimano something or other that were on sale.

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    I ride Straitline Lenoskys with Shimano AM-41 shoes...because both are awesome!

    God I hope straps don't come back...we got rid of them for a good reason.

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    Crank Brothers Candy 1 pedals because i am a semi poor college student and wanted a platform so i could ride to school with regular shoes. I received some money for Christmas so i purchased those pedals for 40 dollars new with cleats and bought Giro Carbide mtn bike shoes for $50, at REI with free shipping!!!

    They have been working well together, i highly recommend them.
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    Time X-Roc pedals and 510 Hellcats.... I love the feel and security of Time pedals and 510's are just comfortable and look cool!

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    Shimano XT (2012's maybe?). They just work. Have always been a SPD person for MTBs, since the late 90s. Shoes I am currently using the Exustar carbon soled ones they had for sale on Nashbar last summer for ~$90. Very nice shoes for that price, maybe not worth the claimed $250 retail, but very nice for $90. We'll see how they hold up over time but in 6 months they've been great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by celly View Post
    Time ATAC when clipless because they shed mud better than any Shimano pedals I've used. Lots of shoes (Sidi are my faves, but also like my Lake, Specialized and Carnac through the years).

    Lately, I've gone back to flats and have been running Deity Decoy pedals with Teva Links. Really digging that combo.
    Hey there, this is my first time on the forum. I would have to agree that Time pedals are the go! I gave up on candy brothers and shimano spds and finally settled on Time ATAC because they're great in the mud, have easily adjusted stiffness settings and are maintenance free. I have them on all three bikes. Only downside would be that cleats are expensive to replace and they wear pretty fast.

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    XTR or go home. I only rde XTR components. That how I roll.

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    5-10 Freeriders / Wellgo MG-1, B132

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    Various eggbeaters (2?) and Pearl Izumi X-Alp shoes.

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    Spank Spike on my TBLTc. HUGE improvement over previous (thick, heavy, Al platforms). With all pins installed, I'm glued to the pedals

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    Been using the cheap plastic ones that came on the bike but recently I have been feeling the need to turn my shins in to hamburger meat so I ordered some Wellgo MG-1's
    I hope to hell my feat don't slip much because they look brutal. lol

    Shoes I have been wearing are some old Puma Track spikes.
    They stick like hell on the plastic pedals. Will probably switch to skate shoes though.

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    shimano/shimano.

    never had any problems.

    still running 737 spuds on the 'cross...

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    Quote Originally Posted by carverboy View Post
    Riding my second pair of egg beaters now. They have a ton of slop in the axle and a lot of visible wear where they meet the cleat. great consistent pedal clipping in and out.
    However they do occasionally release when the bottom of the pedal strikes a rock (usually during a technical step up) It's more a distraction than anything but annoying regardless.
    I have used shimano's and other spd style in the past with better reliability than the egg's
    Do the time's release on pedal strikes as well? If not I may try those next.
    Time Aliums and the ROC series do not release on rock strikes, and are crazy reliable. The lighter XS pedals do release on rock strike.

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    For DH Pedals are Gusset. Thin and grippy and most importantly they are bright pink! I wear 5,10 Karvers My feet never slip off the pedals

    For Trails and FR. Pedals are NRG Thin and light. and grippy for climbing. I wear Teva Links, More flexy than the 5.10s. I tried the Tevas for DH but they did not grip as well as the 5.10s

    For Road. Pedals are Look KEO 2 max. Easy clip in and release. Shoes Specialized (very light and comfy)
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    Always used SPDs as they work well for me.

    I currently use XTR trail with Specialized MTB pro shoes. It's a stupid combo as the carbon soled shoes are so stiff that the extra cage on the trail pedals do nothing. When I first got the trails I had older more flexible shoes and it did help a little

    I also have a set of XT race on my other bike. I don't notice much/any diff between the XT and XTR with the same shoes.

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    This last year I rode the whole season on Keen sandals and Specialized LoPro pedals. On my Turner, Redline, Balfa and Slingshot.

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    I ride DMR Vaults because I have size 14 feet. They are plenty wide enough and have great grip. I also use 5-10 impacts.

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    Snagged a set of tubro flat pedals from akacoke on here, cant wait to try em out.


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    Same

    Quote Originally Posted by Simpledesign View Post
    Saint platforms and 510 Freeriders....no washers on the pins. Great feel and really sticky
    Yeah same here. And I'm and old TNUC.

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    Time Atac Carbons, been riding 2 paris for about 3 years now, the cleats wear faster than SPD's but its a small price to pay.
    No play, loads of float, positive engagement and very easy to unclip in an emergency. I put these pedals down 100% to fewer crashes as i can unclip 1 foot and dab or bail to feet rather than hitting the ground.

    I ride Lake shoes usually but recenty got a pair of Dragon 3's, not impressed at all.... hanging out for Pearl Izumi X-projects which will hopefully be released soon.
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    Louis Garneau Montana and Shimano XT pedals

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    I was riding with the standard Crank Brothers eggbeaters. I just bought a set of the Candys and love them!! I find my cleat can locate the spindle better and engaging and disengaging have become more fluid. I dont feel any float or loosness like some complain about the spd's.

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    can i put some spacer between crank and pedal? pedal is CB Mallet Original: Crank Brothers Mallet 1 Pedals Review - BikeRadar i also ride Saint and love stability because of width foot position. how much spacer (millimeters) can i max use? thanks...

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    i started with wellgo b124, and then gave the shimanos xtr pd-985 clipless a try and hated them. yes, great for climbing and i just didnt like them. then went to vp69 and they werent gripping enough. i went back to wellgo b124s. i love them, though they weight 376g. i am seriously considering the canfield brothers, crampon magnesium pedals at 282g
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    Primo Tenderizer Bmx Pedals- wide platform, large pins, and bombproof enough to support this Clyde
    Puma Liga- Flat grippy sole and fairly inexpensive

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    Pedals

    Our family stable is outfitted with Crank Bros. across the board - multiple Eggies, Candies, Acids and Mallets. We rode Shimano for years but I got fed up with constant maintenance and lousy mud performance. CB's only need occasional rebuilds and otherwise fire and forget.

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    Re: Pedals

    DMR V8s and Etnies Freights. Just because I can get away with it. I use the bike for commuting a fair amount so don't want to go down the route of SPDs.

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    Wellgo MG-1s. I like em.

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    Since my post, I tried the Wellgo MG-1 and they were ok but thick as hell.
    Since then switched to VP 001's and like them a lit better. Better traction, lighter weight (not that I really care much about that) and about 50% thinner. Liked them enough that I when I got my single speed, I bought a set for it too.

    Didn't switch to skate style shoes though. I actually do fine with hiking shoes.
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    I just had a set of MG1s come apart on me. The pedal slipped right off the spindle. I'm trying the Saints as a replacement. The mg-1 pedals only had a couple hundred miles on them and only a few pedal strikes. :S

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    A pair of Animal BMX pedals and annpd pair of Vans skate shoes. Why? Because the pedals came on the rig I just bought and the shoes were in a box saved from before we moved. I also have a couple pair of midline Shimano clipless kicks and a pair of Mallet Cs, but I haven't got around to putting them on yet.

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    Wellgo MG-1s and one of the 20 pairs of Vans I own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcriverjunky View Post
    Wellgo MG-1s and one of the 20 pairs of Vans I own.
    I ride in my vans when I forget my 510s. With the Crampons they grip just fine, but they flex like crazy and it hurts like hell when I whack my toe.

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    been using the Straitline Defactos for a couple years now.
    I like em. Super grippy and massive. Im sure they're a little on the heavy side, oh well.

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    Some yellow/gold platforms and some old runners ^^

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    Been riding SPD M540's for the last 6-7 years and they have been trouble free but I recently changed to flats a few weeks ago. Got some semi-generic ones from the LBS for $50, they have sealed bearings and replaceable pins. So far they have been fine but have only used them on the trail two times, otherwise its been around town use. Relearning how to ride without any sort of clip is strange because I've been riding with toe clips since the early 90's and clipless since 2000ish. Shoes make a difference with flats, my first trail ride was with some regular Teva shoes that look kind of like Chucks. I could feel pressure points on my feet so I snagged a pair of Teva Links for only $33 on Amazon and it made a big difference in how my feet felt for the second ride.

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    I used to ride clipless, then switched to flats. My times improved and so did my climbs. My legs got stronger quicker on flats. Now I have two bikes. One bike has the canfield bros crampon magnesium, and the other has the cheap wellgo mg-1. If I had to do it all over again, I'd save the money on the crampon magnesium pedals and just get the wellgos. I can get like 6 pairs for the same price as one of the crampons. Yes the crampons are flatter and I don't hit rocks and roots as much, and yes they are a big bigger and lighter. But honestly after only three weeks of riding with the, the paint looked worn out and came off in places.... The pedals developed play and started leaking grease, and they developed an annoying creaking sound. I have had these pedals apart several times cleaning and regreasing ever since. Not my idea of what a $200 pedal should be. Have not had an issues with the wellgo mg-1's however. They can get beat up for all I care and fall apart. I'll just order another pair and still be way ahead of the crampons.

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    Ah crap, I just did a DH race again on my 530 clipless pedals yesterday...
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    Clipless (check sig). Can't and will never go back to flats.
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    The Honey Badger Pedals!!

    I ride the Honey Badger Pedals, because Honey Badger doesn't give a $hit!!!
    If more people rode more bikes, more places, more often, the world would be a more better place!

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    The Honey Badger Pedals!

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    Wow, do those look stupid. To each his own I guess.

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    PD-M520 on one bike, PD-M530 on the other one.

    Dirt cheap and they do what they're supposed to do.
    Ride more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Wow, do those look stupid. To each his own I guess.
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    I said they look stupid. I didn't say they don't work well. I've collected all of the info I need to make that statement, Mr. Faultylogic.

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    Pearl Izumi/Bontrager/Sidi shoes (soon to add Louis Garneau Winter shoes) on eggbeater 3s. Wife is using Candy 3s.
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