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Why are Pedal weights not listed in a consistent manner ?(3 posts)

Why are Pedal weights not listed in a consistent manner ?Maartin
Mar 12, 2003 11:02 AM
Why do all the catalogues and online sites not weigh or list pedals the same ? Some give individual pedal weights (Looks), other pairs (Speedplays) and they may or may not include cleats and hardware. It is really hard to compare and make an educated decision. I think that the retailers should insist on more consistency in fairness to all suppliers. Sorry...its my gripe of the day.
This put you in a rage???biknben
Mar 12, 2003 12:14 PM
Pedals? What about all the other stuff. If they give you the weight of one pedal at lest you can double it. I understand your point about cleats and hardware, though.

You must go bonkers when you compare wheels or other stuff. Skewers or no skewers, Tubies or clinchers, etc.

The most comical is the MTB fork manufacturers that list a "Target" weight. What the hell is that. "We would like it to weigh
i THIS
much."

Try this site: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/listings.asp
Because....russw19
Mar 12, 2003 12:54 PM
It's called marketing... everybody is trying to sell you something, so they try to make their product look more appealing to you than someone else's product. It's human nature, anywhere there is competition, someone is trying to make themselves look better by stretching the truth to suit themselves.