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Time Impact Alloy vs ProFit Chorus(5 posts)

Time Impact Alloy vs ProFit ChorusNoam
Nov 9, 2002 6:27 PM
Can you guys give me some pros and cons argumets? I ride in suburban area and clip in clip out at traffic light approx. 20 times each ride.
Much appreciated
re: Time Impact Alloy vs ProFit ChorusGMS
Nov 9, 2002 6:46 PM
I think both pedals have a similar Look-ish design. I have Time Impacts but have never seen ProFits. The pedals always hang vertically with the back of the pedal on the bottom (and I believe this is also true with the ProFits). I find them easy to clip in, but even if you don't manage to clip in, you can still push because the platform is so large and the cleat does not slip off the pedal at all.

The stack height is small on the Impacts. I had to lower my seat when I switched to them. I don't know what either pedal's stack height is in millimeters.

It is also hard to compare the weights of the pedals because I don't know how much the cleats weigh for either pedal.

The feature set for each is listed on their respective web sites.

Beyond that, the one thing I noticed while reading the manual for the Impacts was the plain statement "No maintenance required other than keeping them clean." I hope that means they last a long time all by themselves. Sounds better than injecting grease and taking them apart every so often.
Scuffed to buggery?Iwannapodiumgirl
Nov 10, 2002 7:08 PM
Just wondering, are the top of your pedals scuffed to buggery, such that the "impact" logo is rubbing off?
Sure are.GMS
Nov 11, 2002 8:18 AM
Oh yeah, after the first clip-ins in my garage, the Impact logo on the right pedal was scratched off. They stand no chance.

Maybe if I used the pedals for a year and then got brand new ones, they'd last longer, since there is actually no metal towards the front of the cleat and I would never ever miss (...).

The solution is to always be riding your bike so that the scratches are covered up by your feet.
Nov 11, 2002 2:35 PM
not just me then!
i scuffed my right one too - decided to remove the logos from both pedals, and they look neat, as in the tidy sense.