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found some good prices on both, are the sprints worth the extra 35 bucks? 30 gram difference I think, but i don't really care about the weight, is there different/better bearings, release, etc?

also, how are looks in general. If im having hotspots with shimano mtb style pedals will the (slightly) larger look platform help? Are they easy to get into?

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CC09 said:
found some good prices on both, are the sprints worth the extra 35 bucks? 30 gram difference I think, but i don't really care about the weight, is there different/better bearings, release, etc?

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also, how are looks in general. If im having hotspots with shimano mtb style pedals will the (slightly) larger look platform help? Are they easy to get into?

I like looks, tho I don't happen to be riding them at the moment. IMO, hotspots have less to do with "platform" than quality shoes, and less to do with quality shoes than proper cleat placement, and less to do with cleat placement than properly sized shoes Too narrow a shoe or too long a shoe to find the width are big hotspot-causers.

No matter what, lose the spd's. No redeeming properties whatever, other than they can be had for a song - and there's usually a reason for that.

Whatever other diffs, sprints do have a higher spring tension. Personal preference, there, though I tend to prefer lighter rather than heavier. Not sure where the sprints end up.
 

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I've always ridden Looks, or Look style pedals. I like'em. They wear very well & have never been any trouble to me. I completely agree with what Dan said about shoes causing hot spots, and his opinion of SPD pedals.
 

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I got a pair of Look Sprints from probikekit.com for myself several weeks ago when I broke my old pedals (in a crash) I absolutely love them. I was riding a pair of look A3.1's and was fairly happy with them but these are far better in everyway. I have been so pleased I ordered a pair for my dad also. Check out the price on probikekit...very good.
 

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The Time RXE is a great pedal for the money. They have superior float and very good bearings. I also have the Look Keo carbon pedals. Of the the two I prefer the Look's only because they are easier to snap into. The RXE's however have far better cleats - called "cafe" cleats - for walking on the than the easily damaged Look cleats.
 

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I aggree the look Keo cleats are a little bit icy when walking around but most of the keo pedal systems now come with the cleat covers or else pick some up for $10 bucks. I used the Dura Ace SL pedals for 3 year and now have switched to the Look Keo Ti and love them, they just feel better. Maybe it is because they are new.... Good Luck...
 
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