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Gusset Slim Jim Pedal

4.29/5 (7 Reviews)
Weight : 540 grams MSRP : $30.99


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Product Description

The Slim Jim loose ball alloy pedals are super sleek and slim and boast a great price!The foot huggin' 2 way concave pedals keep your feet properly planted at allTimes.The pins are replaceable and movable,To customize how much grip you want.TheTough CroMoly spindle will hold upThroughThe abuse of mountain biking.


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by radtracker

Date Reviewed: May 21, 2012

Strengths:    Super a$$ strong! Smooth and many flashy colors!

Weaknesses:    pins that came on them were a little short. Found them to slip occasionaly.

Bottom Line:   
I will never give up these pedals. Stronger than many in their weight/price range. After changing the pins they grip my feet well in all conditions. I have smoked these on a few rocks recently - very impressive. Just as strong as Primo at half the weight and better axels!! You find them, you buy them, you love them!!

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Similar Products Used:   Primo, kona, wellgo, shimano.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hammer1337 a Weekend Warrior from British Columbia

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2010

Strengths:    Looks Awesome, Grippy, Strong, Durable.

Weaknesses:    None, Unless you count how mine are white and they get dirty
:P


Bottom Line:   
These are the best platform pedals in the world! I have been kicking the sh*t out of them for the past month and they are so Grippy! the bearings are incredibly smooth! you can take a five foot drop with both feet vertical and they wont fall off.
if you are looking for some new BAD@$$ pedals, Buy these!!!!!!!!!!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Union Cycle


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bbk a Weekend Warrior from South Australia

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2009

Strengths:    Looks amazing, replcable axle and pins and the wicked coulours i got fluro pink.

Weaknesses:    Paint chips of easy.

Bottom Line:   
Great pedal practically will last a lifetime, very grippy and works well with any bike.
The paint chips easy but it looks cool and a bit like camo.
I use them with my 5 10 karvers and its heaps good i can whip heaps far out and still have control.

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Favorite Trail:   Helrose

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Chain Reaction Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Odyssey plastics.

Bike Setup:   XC= KHS XC 204 Stock with these pedals and ergon grips.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Montytian a Cross Country Rider from Sunderland, England

Date Reviewed: April 13, 2009

Strengths:    Pedals are pedals.

Weaknesses:    none.

Bottom Line:   
mine are second hand and came with plenty scratchs and wear, but bearings are still very smooth. have removed all pedal pins to save weight but still grabbing well.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   DMR, Shimano DX

Bike Setup:   an old Orange Evo2

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by drinkmilk54 a Weekend Warrior from Canada

Date Reviewed: October 22, 2008

Strengths:    Look nice

Weaknesses:    Pegs are not long enough
Not grippy enough, for dj'ing
paint wears off, so fast


Bottom Line:   
Great durability
cheap paint
no grip

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   velocity cycles

Similar Products Used:   kona jack****


Bike Setup:   09 Transition Double

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Irydesasquatch a Weekend Warrior from London,Ontario Canada

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2008

Strengths:    540 grams, real grippy so your feet dont fall off the pedal...I bought the Neon Orange pedals so for me when i'm pulling a trick in the air their really easy to find to put my feet back onto to land the jump.

Weaknesses:    Paint wears off into white pretty quick

Bottom Line:   
Strong product

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Favorite Trail:   Boler MTN

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   Skiis and Bikes Coll

Bike Setup:   Shore Hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by danao a Downhiller from Madrid, Spain

Date Reviewed: October 18, 2006

Strengths:    - Look awesome, BMX style
- Sealed bearings!
- Amazing White (not many good pedals in this colour) Have seen the pink ones and are incredible too
- Long and wide platform but not too big (for anybody with 9-11 feet size)
- Great grip; smooth/rough surface with removable pins.
- Well built with big holes; mud can be remove easily
- Come with a kit of replacement pins
- There's a magnesium version, more expensive but lighter < 470 gr, (only in black)


Weaknesses:    - Maybe too expensive (60 €, around 75 $, aluminium) but after see and try them I think they worth it
- Difficult to find them out there, but can order by internet


Bottom Line:   
First of all I must say that I've only tried them for a few hours, some downhill and street, with several jumps and landings. Therefore I can't answer about durability but is my only fear at this moment, the rest have everything saisfied me. Anyway they look quite strong, give a fantastic grip, well-made with sealed bearings and look really cool.
My last pedals have been a pair of Crank Bros Mallet, also in aluminium, with similar weight and white coloured too. Differences: no egg-beater (remember mallet are both, automatic and platform) so it gives you much better grip with regulars; the Mallet give no bad grip with those but only to use ocasionally because of the cleats; similar platform length but wider in the Slim Jim; grip pins.
Definately I'm happy with this couple, a good purchase!

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   OB, Madrid

Similar Products Used:   Crank Bros Mallet & 5050, Shimano

Bike Setup:   VP Free, 888 rc2x, Deemax and XT
8" front travel and 8'5" rear

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