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Poll: what pedal system are you using on your SS/Fixie?(21 posts)

Poll: what pedal system are you using on your SS/Fixie?mdehner
Jun 19, 2003 12:31 PM
Toe clips w/straps, platform pedals, clipless?
Looks, most familiar and adequate w/ running shoes. nmdzrider
Jun 19, 2003 12:45 PM
Shimano PD -- whatever they arebrider
Jun 19, 2003 1:07 PM
They're the mid-line road SPDs. Same as I use on my road rig.
Speedplay Frogs w/ Pearl Izumi Casual Shoes. nm.PaulNYC
Jun 19, 2003 1:13 PM
Frogs on a Fixie... easy in, easy out nmPdxMark
Jun 19, 2003 1:14 PM
ATACs (nm)ctisevn
Jun 19, 2003 1:18 PM
ATACs NMOverStuffed
Jun 19, 2003 1:44 PM
All of the above ...Humma Hah
Jun 19, 2003 1:53 PM
On the singlespeed cruiser, I use Diamondback Bigfoot BMX Platforms exclusively. Also use them on my MTB and on my wife's old Higgins. They're wonderful.

For the retro fixed-gear, I have a couple of sets of toe clips that I picked up for it at a bicycle flea market, but they're mostly for show.

I also picked up a set of Looks with a really interesting set of cleats: the cleats are mounted in toe clips, so you can strap them on your regular shoes. I tried these once and decided they're the worst of BOTH worlds. Fortunately, they didn't cost much (flea market, again).

I'm presently running a set of SPD-compatible economy pedals, and a cheap set of MTB shoes, which are working fine for now.
Jun 19, 2003 1:54 PM
clips n' strapscurlupanddie
Jun 19, 2003 2:37 PM
Jun 19, 2003 2:54 PM
Got'em for 39.99, work great, less filling.
3 are LOOK. 1 has platform... nmDave Hickey
Jun 19, 2003 6:24 PM
3 are LOOK. 1 has platform... nmTrevo
Jun 19, 2003 6:48 PM
105 toe-cage pedals with flame pattern Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars, the flames make me go faster;)

I ride my fixie around town, so i need guick in and out and the ability to run a casual shoe.
Speedplay X-2'sTig
Jun 19, 2003 7:08 PM
My favorite pedal system of all time for road. (Eggbeaters score 10 of 10 for MTB)
I just swap them between my fixed and geared bike. A pedal wrench is much cheaper then a second set of pedals!
re: Poll: what pedal system are you using on your SS/Fixie?ukiahb
Jun 19, 2003 8:47 PM
Shimano PDM-323, SPD on one side, platform on the other...they work really well as my fixie is also the bike I ride around town in street clothes/shoes sometimes
Jun 20, 2003 4:02 AM
SPD on one side, platform on the other. Cant be beat.
re: Poll: what pedal system are you using on your SS/Fixie?bent_sprocket
Jun 20, 2003 5:27 AM
All of the above...

On my slow commuter (32c tires, fenders, rack) I ride clips w/straps.

On my townie (north road bars, sprung brooks saddle, basket), I ride wellgo BMX platforms ('cuz they look vaguely weapon-like)

On my faster fixie, I ride Crank Bros. Eggbeaters.

Thinking about going back to clips and straps for the faster one as well, since I seem to be rebelling against the whole cleated shoe thing lately.
Crank Bros Eggbeaterstoonces
Jun 20, 2003 10:42 PM
Crank Bros Eggbeaters (me too) nmDASS
Jun 29, 2003 9:22 PM
1set of Look, 1 set of Spd's.KG 361
Jun 21, 2003 11:15 AM
It's what I had lying around =). I like the two-sided entry of the Spd's but I like the bigger platform of the Looks.
re: Poll: what pedal system are you using on your SS/Fixie?victorthewombat
Jun 23, 2003 9:31 AM
Shimano 515 spd.