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Pros Chamfered edges glance off rocks, cold forged, 12mm slim profile, good foot engagement, cool colorsMaximum grip, large concave platform, built with high quality parts, versatileUnshakeable grip, huge platform, lightweight, hidden grease port, angled traction pins, double concaveHigh grip, strong build, reasonable priceSuper versatile do-it-all pedal, cool industrial styling, bottom loading pins, strong stubby axle, no fancy tools required for service, affordable
Cons Required service almost immediately, large inboard bearing may cause awkward foot position, we missed the grub screws from previous versionsExpensive, sometimes too grippy, prone to pedal strikesVery expensive, not very versatile, difficult compatibility with some cranksHard to relocate foot mid-decent, heavy if you do a lot of pedaling not ideal for dirt jumpingSmall-ish platform, some may want more grip, slight hump underfoot at axle
Bottom Line This pair sets the bar for lightweight, slim profile pedalsIf you're searching for maximum grip, look no furtherAwesome combo of lightweight and large platform, enduro lovers will dig this grippy modelAll-star pedal with a durable machined finish, offering exceptional grip and performance on your downhill rigNo matter where you ride or what you ride, these pedals have you covered
Rating Categories Spank Spike Deity Components TMAC Race Face Atlas Nukeproof Horizon Pro VP Components VP-Vice
Grip And Traction (25%)
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8
Platform (25%)
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Mobility (20%)
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Servicing (15%)
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Weight (15%)
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Specs Spank Spike Deity Components... Race Face Atlas Nukeproof Horizon... VP Components...
Measured Weight per pair (g) 420 g 437 g 347 g 426 g 415 g
Traction Pins (per side) 10, 7 hex bottom loading and 3 top loading 14, 2 mm hex head top loading 10, 3 mm hex head- bottom loading 10, 2 mm hex head bottom loading with 1 mm washers per pin 12 (8 hex, 4 grub) bottom loading pins
Platform Dimensions (mm) 100 mm x 100 mm 110 mm x 105 mm 101 mm x 114 mm 100 mm x 105 mm 105 mm x 96 mm
Platform Profile (mm) - not including pins 12mm 19 mm leading and trailing edges, 14 mm at axle 14.5mm, 12mm double concave 18 mm leading and trailing edges, 16 mm at axle 14mm
Concavity 20 steel pins (per pedal) - virtual concavity configuration 5 mm difference from effective edges to center axle. Super concave 2.5mm pedal profile per side. 2.5 mm difference from effective edges to tapered end of spindle 2 mm difference from effective edges to middle of axle slight convexity
Q Factor / Distance from cranks to furthest pin 113 mm 111 mm 110 mm
Bearings Full complement industrial sealed bearing, IGUS bushing Multi micro sealed bearings and Deity DU bushing internals 4 full sealed cartridge bearings per pedal 4 per pair LSL and sealed cartridge bearings
Body Material Forged MGR alloy body, CNC optimized 6061-T6 Aluminium 6061-T6 aluminum Forged 6061-T6 Alloy body with CNC finishing Extruded and CNC aluminum
Pedal Wrench Type 8mm allen 15 mm pedal spanner, 8 mm allen 8mm allen 15 mm pedal spanner, 8 mm allen 8mm allen
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