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    CB's 5050's at Universalcycles

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    Those pedals are horrible.
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    But but but but they look so good!

    C'mon, cheez, pedals are more ornamental than functional.

    OP- It is a good deal, good eye...I really wanted those until I did some research.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tscheezy
    Those pedals are horrible.
    Amen! I tried a set recently and was amazed by their lack of grip vs. the eastern pedals I use.

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    whats so bad about em??? i am just wondering because that is the pedal sam hill uses. unless he is getting a specialized rendition. which is very possible.
    Prison is hard, everything else is easy

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    Grip, body seperating from spindle.

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    Now I understand why they're so cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hab1b
    whats so bad about em??? i am just wondering because that is the pedal sam hill uses. unless he is getting a specialized rendition. which is very possible.
    I think the main problem I found was the the 5050 is a flat solid surface so it is difficult for your feet to push down and grip the pins. If you look at a lot of bmx style pedals there is less material in the middle, the surface is somewhat concave so your foot can push down and grip the pins better and the overall surface of the pedal is textured to allow for additional grip.

    While I love the performance of the eastern pedals I use they are little boat anchors on my bike. I have the 23oz set. There is a lighter 18oz set but I can't imagine it is a huge improvement.



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