Atomlab Pimplite Pedal

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $119.99

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Product Description

  • Race/Freeride Platform Pedals
  • Lots of Pins & A Big Surface Area
  • Cast Magnesium Body
  • 12mm 4140 Cromoly Spindle
  • Precision/Needle Bearing System

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:1
Submitted by fishwrinkle a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: October 14, 2012

Strengths:    grippy
somewhat light
bushing idea instead of bearings

Weaknesses:    pins need to be torqued often
bad bushing material falls apart

Bottom Line:   
so i fell for buying these as i've read so many good reviews. i found them for $122 instead of list price of $160 so i talked myself into them. bad idea! only reason i gave them a 3 on overall is b/c of how grippy they are. rode them hard for two months lost numerous pins and now b/c of poor material selection for their bushings, a groove formed on the crank side of the non-drive pedal. this groove now allows slop after the bolt has been torqued. this as you all know will allow contaminants in and eventually lead to catastrophe. this is awesome seeing how i have a 60 mile benefit ride in 6 days. so now i have to mail them in and see what dealer says then wait for replacements.

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Duration Product Used:   2 months

Price Paid:    $122.00

Purchased At:   universal cycles

Similar Products Used:   none

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by theMeat

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2012

Strengths:    Looks, durability, performance

Weaknesses:    ?

Bottom Line:   
If you like a big grippy platform pedal, these are the sh@t. Not the thinnest or lightest but pretty close. Best platforms I'v used to date.

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Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by StingerMP a Weekend Warrior from Bonne Terre, Mo

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2010

Strengths:    Wide platform, lots of cleats, super strong

Weaknesses:    None that I have found

Bottom Line:   
The first chance I had to use these was on the 12 mile loop at Council Bluff Lake, Missouri. The wide platforms made it feel like I was standing on solid ground no matter what the trail conditions were. The cleats held firmly to my shoes, even when I thought I was going down. I would highly recommend these pedals.

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Favorite Trail:   Roller Coaster

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $95.00

Purchased At:   2nd Street Bike Stop

Bike Setup:   2010 Gary Fisher Wahoo Disc, stock other than the pedals

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