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Difference in pedal weights(4 posts)

Difference in pedal weightstmac13
Jun 19, 2003 9:33 AM
Curious if there will be a noticable difference between pedal systems weighing 300 gms vs 350 gms. Looking at Time Impacts, about $70 difference between the two. I am on the larger end (6'3, 195 lbs), and do about 4 races a year and a number of centuries.

re: Difference in pedal weightsrussw19
Jun 19, 2003 11:59 AM
I can't really say there is not a difference, but the question is, can you actually notice it, or is it in your head. I would say it's in your head.. you really won't be able to tell the differnce in weight, but you may feel the difference in different sized platforms or different release mechanisms and tensions.

My advice to you, spend less, get the heavier pedal. As long as you can still adjust the release tension like the other one, go for the cheaper one.

Jun 19, 2003 8:12 PM
Those 50 grams will make you go exactly 0.01% faster. save the money, get the cheaper impacts. You wont notice a difference

Can you notice 2 oz of water in you bottle?Kerry
Jun 21, 2003 4:23 PM
That's 55 grams. The fact that the pedals are rotating is pretty much meaningless, since they are rotating so slowly (compared to a wheel). Given that many of us carry 3 lb/1.4 kg of water makes some of these minor weight discussions interesting. That said, I went for Campy ProFit at 260 gm.