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05SRT
2010-08-06, 11:23 PM
Which pedal system do you prefer? I have always used SPD stuff. However i have none of my gear here in Seattle and i am about to buy a new bike. The lady that i was dealing with says she uses speedplay pedals and loves them. Almost enough to convince me to go with them, however i wanted to see what others have to say.

ksingh2463
2010-08-07, 12:52 AM
Speedplays are nice but they are also a bit costly... if your on a very tight budget, go w/ the Shimano SPDs... i use Look Keo Classics... they're fairly cheap like the Shimanos and perform very well, however they, like all SPD style pedals, are kinda tricky to get into

05SRT
2010-08-07, 01:29 AM
I never had a problem with my SPDs. And i have the budget for the speedplays, and i have shitty knees. I guess i am really just asking if there is a reason not to get them.

ksingh2463
2010-08-07, 12:40 PM
go for the speedplays then... the only real downside is the cost to replace the cleats but you wont be doin that very often

05SRT
2010-08-07, 01:46 PM
Awesome, thanks man.

duttbart
2010-08-09, 09:08 AM
i use eggbeaters on ALL my bikes. i like using the same shoe/cleat for every bike and my main concern is MTB'ing which eggbeaters work best for.