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- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
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Power Grips High Performance Pedal Kit (Set Pedals + Straps + Hardware)
|Price:||$58.05 - $91.25|
- Weight:Weight: Approx. 12.3 oz (350 gr.) /pair, including straps.
- Aluminum alloy bodyand amp; cage
- Sealed cartridge bearings
- Precision ground chromoly spindle
- Low profile platform
High Performance Pedal Kit includes Power Grips straps attached to a pair of high performance, lightweight, all metal pedals. Power Grips provide a hands-free, easy exit way to increased power for all levels of mountain bike, road and recumbent riders. No special shoes required. Weight:Weight: Approx. 12.3 oz (350 gr.) /pair, including straps. Aluminum alloy bodyand amp; cage Sealed cartridge bearings Precision ground chromoly spindle Low profile platform Includes Power Grips micro-adjust bracket which easily adjusts to fit different shoe sizes with a standard 4mm allen wrench Only available in 9/16 pedal Size Extra Long straps recommended for shoe sizes 12 and over(simply selectand quot;XL Black" in theand quot;color / Size" box below), depending on type of shoes. Measure the circumference of your shoe at the widest point, if it is 12" or larger, you need the extra long kit. How it works Power Grips patented Dynamic Tension design works by combining the natural rotation of your foot with the diagonally positioned strap. As you rotate your foot, the strap naturally tightens and loosens, delivering exactly the amount of grip you desire...and that the terrain requires. CLICK TO ANIMATE Comparison: POWER GRIPS vs. STD vs. Toe Clip Pedals
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Top Customer Reviews
I have now been riding on these pedals for around a year and a half, mostly on technical, rocky trails. I wrote the original review after tackling a 48 mile ride on such a trail. I was attempting the ride again a year later when at mile 18, I realized that my right pedal (not the strap or attachment components) had broken. The warranty for the pedals are good for one year. I contacted the company, just in case, and they offered to sell me replacement pedals at 20% off. While this is was a kind good-faith effort on their part, it simply won't be enough to keep me in Power Grips while mountain biking. If the company has no more faith in their pedal than to sell me another one at a modest discount, this must mean their pedals are not built to last much longer than a year. This simply isn't a good investment for me, even if it means not purchasing a unitasker shoe.
I went ahead and purchased a pair of clipless pedals and shoes and can confirm all my suspicions in the original post. There is more clearance underneath your foot with clipless pedals making technical or rocky trails easier to navigate, and it is easier to get clipped back in on rough trail. Additionally, clipless pedals do not require you to keep your foot more or less horizontal with the ground in order to pull up on the pedals as Power Grips do. This was an unexpected but exciting advantage of clipless pedals.
That having been said, if I were to purchase a second bike for commuting, I would use the Power Grips. I have removed two stars from my review, however, because I no longer believe they are a suitable choice for serious mountain bikers like myself.Read more ›
bikes with my favorite shoes or sandals.
You do need to practice getting in and out of the Power Grips, but the procedure is quit easy.
I ride a recumbent now and after my clips wore out again, I decided to try these extra large sized powergrips. These are large. I have them on the smallest/shortest setting and they are still slightly too big for my running shoes. I tried the regular ones and they are still too short. I would have thought that they would have more overlap in sizes between the two kinds of straps.
Other than that, they've worked great on my recumbent. My legs and feet were a little sore after my first long ride, so I know I'm using my muscles a little differently. I am keeping these and would recommend them to others.
Oh yeah, the pedals seem to work great too. I was worried that they were too narrow (tried some previous pedal strap combos from powergrip and my feet were too wide), but these are okay for me.
I found that the pedals on my Schwinn recumbent bike work just fine, so I transferred them. They use an adjustable heavy rubber strap which is much softer.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I liked the way I was able to peddle with these but I hit a branch at an angle and wasn't able to get my foot out quickly enough and hit the ground pretty hard. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Fat bike frank
The most practical and comfortable pedals for commuting and touring. Power Grips aid in securely transmitting foot energy efficiently without the use of bike specific footwear. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bikerjohn
Now on my second pair, the Power Grips are fantastic. The high performance pedals are light weight and perfectly sized. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
i went from clipless to these and have several pair. i love themPublished 14 months ago by louie c spencer
I suspected that since I somewhat fuss with fitting my shoes that I'd be better off eliminating a shoe change & have the advantage of running in & out of the transition area with... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Worker Bee
Nothing...Absolutely NOTHING beats this Power Grips combination when you want the most effective balance of peddling energy applied and the comfort of wearing the shoes that... Read more
Some people might rave about this product, but it simply didn't fit me right. I'll stick with the clipless pedals.Published on June 20, 2014 by Paul in Florida