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    What's the best AM flat pedal money can buy...?

    Looking for something a little more than XC but not quite full on DH.
    Looking for performance, weight savings and bling factor. Would prefer a nice thin low profile with lots of bling, bling is important and price isn't a worry. Just bling and maybe perform close to SPD's.

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    Azonic 420 pedal. right up you're alley!
    http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/190...Flat-Pedal.htm

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    crank bros 50x 50x

    You can change plates and pins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiCutter
    You can change plates and pins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chongoman
    Azonic 420 pedal. right up you're alley!
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    I love my Azonic 420's

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    Well if you're looking for all out bling and bragging rights then check out Twenty Six. Better get the platinum card out while your at it...

    http://www.twenty6products.com/products/
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    or...

    ...ummm the Canfield pedals are going to satisfy: thin? yup. bling? yup. spendy? Uh HUH!
    http://www.canfieldbrothers.com/products/pedals

    ...you're welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamrobinson
    ...ummm the Canfield pedals are going to satisfy: thin? yup. bling? yup. spendy? Uh HUH!
    http://www.canfieldbrothers.com/products/pedals

    ...you're welcome.
    Wow, those are nice. If I was into flats, I would go with these, uhh if they were cheaper too.....
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    Second the Straightline comment have them and a pair of 50/50's, the fifty's are on the GF's bike next year (she likes the gold)

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    Heard good things about the kona wah wah. Super thin, sealed bearings and $80. That will be my next set.

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    I'm not sure what best is. I have very light flats that are not as confidence inspiring but can get my bike just shy of 30 lbs, and I have Transition Step Downs that are heavier but do a better job of not rolling under foot and just being there when the foot comes down. The core characteristics are present in several brands - big with more area to step on or smaller and lighter.

    I go with the weight when the riding has high penalty for failure and light if I'm trying to eat dust of racers.

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    i've got a pair of Canfields that I am selling if anyone's intested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtbag
    i've got a pair of Canfields that I am selling if anyone's intested.
    I am curious as to why don't you like them?

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    +1 for Kona Wah Wahs!

    I am 270#s and have put mine thru the ringer. Still good after 2 years.

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    Azonic 420's light and affordable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JrockFeltaz
    Looking for something a little more than XC but not quite full on DH.
    Looking for performance, weight savings and bling factor. Would prefer a nice thin low profile with lots of bling, bling is important and price isn't a worry. Just bling and maybe perform close to SPD's.
    Speedplay for the win!!!!!
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    atomic trail pimps, trail kings for higher profile with real bearings.The low profile has a really good feel for jumps and drops i don't really notice a lack of efficiency ,though i'm sure the ones with bearings are probabely a bit better for xc efficiency.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DurtGurl
    I am curious as to why don't you like them?
    Different guy but I prefer my 50/50's or Easton flatboys to my Canfields.

    If I don't run all the pins the axle squeaks on the bottom of my shoe and the bearing bumps push on the outside of my foot. With all the pins installed it is like riding on a flat bed of nails.

    With all the pins in place they are not as amazingly thin as you might think.

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    Straightline and 26 both have some pretty bits.
    http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Interbi...ics-2009.html#

    http://www.pinkbike.com/news/interbike-day-3-2009.html

    My 50/50's do a good job of keeping my foot planted and secure. One of the pedals isn't spinning as nicely as the other and there isn't any visible damage. I also have a pair of Bontrager King Earls that I like a lot. Bling factor isn't high they are brushed silver, but they stick better than the 50/50's.

    If I were to go 50/50 it would be the limeted edition Hans Ray rasta colors.

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    omg! i rode the twenty-six pedal this weekend. i never want my feet to be sullied by another pedal again. i may never ride again until i get those. I may cut my feet off and stick them in the freezer just to be sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chollaball
    omg! i rode the twenty-six pedal this weekend. i never want my feet to be sullied by another pedal again. i may never ride again until i get those. I may cut my feet off and stick them in the freezer just to be sure.
    These are the pedals you tried yesterday.... http://www.competitivecyclist.com/mo...69.1896.0.html They gave me a better deal since I'd already spent so much other $$ at their store, but they were still quite pricey. I do really love these pedals, but I also like my more affordable Azonic 420s just as much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chollaball
    omg! i rode the twenty-six pedal this weekend. i never want my feet to be sullied by another pedal again. i may never ride again until i get those. I may cut my feet off and stick them in the freezer just to be sure.

    Dude that's totally what I am talking about! Thanks!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DurtGurl
    These are the pedals you tried yesterday.... http://www.competitivecyclist.com/mo...69.1896.0.html They gave me a better deal since I'd already spent so much other $$ at their store, but they were still quite pricey. I do really love these pedals, but I also like my more affordable Azonic 420s just as much.
    Holy shite! $265 for a pair of flat pedals? Wow.

    I paid $54 for my Azonic 420's.

    Jason - if this is the price differential, definitely try the Azonic 420's first. I will let you give them a spin if you want.

    Thx...Doug

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    Yeah, those prices are a tough pill to swallow even with a hookup deal. I'd be too paranoid about scratching them to even ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kenbentit
    Yeah, those prices are a tough pill to swallow even with a hookup deal. I'd be too paranoid about scratching them to even ride.
    who cares about prices? I just stole DurtGurl's when she wasn't looking
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    FlyPaper Pedals!

    Absolutely the best performing flat pedal ever in the history of the sport.

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    A couple more links for you...

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