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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:12 am 
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I just wanted to share with the WW forum, another pedal option called the Xpedo Thrust SL Ti spindle.

Here are some stats: Carbon injected moded body. Titanium spindle. Three cartridge bearing. Elastomer spring. Claimed weight of 168g. My came in at 163g/pair. L**k Keo cleat compatible. Comes with two pairs of cleats, 6 degrees (red) and fixed (dark gray) float cleats. Also comes with two sets of cleat bolts+washers, and spare bolts. 85kg weight limit.

Personal thoughts: The release tension is fixed, and after a few rides, it feels about the same tension as the Dura Ace PD-9000 pedals set at medium. I purchased these pedals on a whim, while browsing ebay, and the prices are about $220 USD. Not cheap, but acceptable for a WW pedal. Not sure on the durability, but time will tell.

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Comes with all this.
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*Editted, fixed title from Xedo to Xpedo.

Xpedo Thrust SL pedal weight (162.6g):
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6 degree (red) cleat weight (56.9g):
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Fixed (dark gray) cleat (56.3g):
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Bolts and wasters (24g)
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:47 am 
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A long time ago, I owned some elastomer tensioned mountain bike pedals. I loved them until I used them during the winter, and found myself unable to unclip! I guess the elastomers hardened up in the cold.

Do you think these will suffer the same problem?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:22 pm 
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Good point. I have not thought about how the elastomer spring will behave in the cold. When it gets cold here in November or December I will find out if the elastomer will change tension.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:30 pm 
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Cool. Thanks for sharing.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:26 pm 
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@vinceflynow, how cold does it get in your neck of the woods? I think we need someone in Michigan to test these through the winter, not a Californian! :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:06 pm 
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The coldest it gets where I live in California, is about 9-10 degrees Celcius (50 degrees Fahrenheit) in the middle of January. I do ride in those conditions, and will update my findings early next year. :)

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