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  1. Components, Wrenching
    iSSi pedals use a two-bolt cleat that's SPD compatible and has 4 degrees or float and 14.6 degree angle to release. What is it iSSi is answering the call of the beginner, commuter, and adventurer in one swoop, introducing the Flip III, a hybrid platform/clipless pedal. The Flip III's are an...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Building off the performance and ease-of-use of its Xpresso pedal, Time has introduced its latest generation of road pedal. The new XPRO features a wider platform for more efficient power transfer and comfort, and a new lightweight aerodynamic design. The new pedal comes in three versions...
  3. Components, Wrenching
    You can channel you inner André Greipel with the lightweight Look Kéo Blade Carbon. What is it Released ahead of the Tour de France, the André Greipel Signature Look Kéo Blade Carbon pedals aim to deliver efficient power transfer thanks to a large surface area, and stiffness that comes from...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    The larger platform ensures efficient power transfer (click to enlarge). If you're new to cycling the term "clipless pedals" may cause confusion, because despite the name you actually do clip in. Turns out the moniker actually derives from pedals of the past, which kept your feet in place using...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Speedplay is bringing added choice to its line-up of road pedals. The San Diego-based company is set to provide the option of walkable or standard cleats when buying its Zero or Ultra Light Action pedal systems. Both the Zero and Ultra Light Action walkable cleats are new designs with...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    The Thrust e uses ANT+ technology to transmit data (click to enlarge). We have previously covered some cross-specific pedals from Xpedo, but at the Sea Otter Classic they were showing a cool, new high tech pedal called the Thrust e. These pedals have a built in power meter. The Thrust e...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Clean out the inside, make sure it's dry, then re-pack with grease. Pedals take a ton of abuse and rarely get much TLC. And while servicing them wont net huge performance gains, it will keep them running smoothly - and quietly. That's why it's a job worth doing. When your pedals stop spinning...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    In the pain cave in the name of science. Flats versus clipless pedals? This is typically a debate reserved for the mountain biking world. On the road, of course you are more efficient when you can push - and pull - on the pedals, right? That is the question being addressed by the gang from the...
  9. Components, Wrenching
    When the pedal is engaged, the result is a smooth, more aero surface. Speedplay killed two proverbial birds with one stone with its new-for-2015 walkable aero pedal system. Company front man Richard Bryne says the project was initially two projects, "but at a certain point it merged into one...
  10. Components, Wrenching
    <a href="https://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/?attachment_id=56487" rel="attachment wp-att-56487"> Nikola is the brain child of Nick Stevovich from Rocky River, Ohio. Stevovich took his background in speed skating and applied that to the bicycle pedal and has developed a laterally moving...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Roughly seven years from the first hint of their existence, Speedplay has finally started shipping its Zero Pavé Pedal System. Originally developed for Speedplay's sponsored professional cycling teams, the Zero Pavé features a minimalist design built specifically to handle the harsh conditions...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    If you are new to cycling, you will eventually want to upgrade to clipless pedals. They provide a more secure attachment for the important foot to pedal interface and allow you to pedal smoother and more efficiently. However, learning how to use clipless pedals can be daunting for the beginner...
  13. Cyclocross
    Xpedo's 5.3 cyclocross-oriented SPD-compatible pedal. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. This year at Frostbike, Xpedo announced that the...
  14. Cyclocross
    iSSi is QBP's new pedal brand, and they're providing a compelling, colorful alternative to Shimano SPD pedals, but they're not Shimano SPD cleat compatible. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on...
  15. Cyclocross
    A first look at the Look S-Track MTB / Cyclocross pedal. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. It was written by tester and bike geek at CXM, Clifford Lee. Visit them for your daily...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    The Vector power meter pedal is finally here. On Wednesday, Garmin announced that it's highly anticipated - but much delayed - Vector power meter pedal was finally ready for its prime time debut. Garmin calls the new device a "lightweight direct measurement power meter, designed for quick...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    It seems straight forward enough. You just got a new pair of pedals and cleats. Now all you need to do is mount the pedals to your bike, affix the cleats to your shoes, and start pedaling. Alas as anyone who's mounted a pair of clipless pedal cleats knows, it's not that easy. With both...
  18. Components, Wrenching
    We've been using the Look S-Track pedals on our road bike, cross bike and mountain bike and color us impressed. This pedal was not really designed for road bikes but it is a viable option if you like to use a shoe with a sole that allows you to walk safely. Its real relevance to Roadbikereview...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User: Speedplay Zero Stainless Road Pedals by mfioretti Price: $180.00 at Trek Store West, Madison Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Colnago CLX 2.0 w/ Campagnolo Chorus/Athena mix, Campagnolo Khamsin wheels, Vredestein Fortezza Tricomp, 3T bars and stem, Fizik...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Garmin Vector power pedals will help revolutionize the ways cyclists train according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. By using left/right power to equalize output with the non-dominant leg a cyclist can greatly improve their cycling speed and power. The Garmin Vector power pedals offer...
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