Point One Podium Pedal

4.43/5 (7 Reviews)
MSRP : $254.00

Product Description

The Podium pedal was developed for one reason, to make you faster. We analyzed everything that was on the market and started with a clean slate to completely re-invent the pedal. The Podium pedal was designed around three man elements; strength to weight, reliability and ground clearance. The thinness of the pedals lowers your center of gravity for increased stability and better cornering, brings you closer to the axis of rotation for a more effective pedal stroke and increases your ground clearance so you are less likely to be obstructed by objects on the trail. All the elements necessary to help you get on to the podium. As with all our products the Podium pedal is hand crafted in the United States.

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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Soxx

Date Reviewed: February 10, 2013

Strengths:    liked them while they lasted

Weaknesses:    broke and zero customer service

Bottom Line:   
I like the pedal but always thought the small bearings were a design risk. Turns out I've had them blow out 3 times in 2 years. The last time was a couple of months ago and I've reached out to them half a dozen times for customer service and have never heard back...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jim a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: December 18, 2011

Strengths:    thin ,super quality,looks,

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
these pedals are the best

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   crankbrothers 50/50

Bike Setup:   tallboy

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Freeride777 a Downhiller from Kelowna BC Canada

Date Reviewed: May 28, 2011

Strengths:    flat platform, low profile, strong leading edge to prevent destruction on rock clipping, strong axles, minimalist design no fuss or bling

Weaknesses:    price ? two colors available only

Bottom Line:   
low profile
flat large platform
grippy as hell

love them.....that's it, that's all !!

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Favorite Trail:   lots

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1.00

Purchased At:   Sovereign Cycle BC

Similar Products Used:   many many different pedals, 5050, straitline, twenty6

Bike Setup:   morewood makulu 2011

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by stumblemumble a Weekend Warrior from Santa Rosa, CA

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2011

Strengths:    Same as everyone else says
Supporting a quality upstart company
Made in the USA

Weaknesses:    Pedal body has come off axle.

Bottom Line:   
Great pedals and I have full confidence in PointOne fixing the problem. After a year a pedal body slid off the axle, the only thing holding the pedal together now is that 3mm allen at the end of the axle.
Time will tell if it's a flawed design, but I've only heard of one other person having this happen.
They still get 5 chillis for now, and mine are off for repair. I'll drop it if PointOne drops the ball on service.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   PointOne

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by daisycutter a Downhiller from New Yory City New York

Date Reviewed: April 3, 2011

Strengths:    The pedal is just amazing. They are flat, light,wide and grippy and yet handles rock strikes and wet weather well. The bearings are top notch. I still feel they are not broken in all the way yet.

Weaknesses:    They are not cheap

Bottom Line:   
Great pedal with no issues other then they are no cheap.

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Favorite Trail:   Stewart airport

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   Direct from point1

Similar Products Used:   Syncros and nyc greedier good pedals but do not have the mix of durability and lightness

Bike Setup:   Giant glory,fox 40 and all saint stuff

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Iwan a Weekend Warrior from Cape Town, South Africa

Date Reviewed: March 5, 2011

Strengths:    Light for what it is
Low Profile
Good Grip
Big platform

Weaknesses:    A bit $$$

Bottom Line:   
I like these. For outright grip only Straitlines have been better so far, but its not like I have an issue with the amount of grip these offer.

The bigger platform in combination with the pins give more than enough grip and the thin profile means less rock strikes and bangs. They come with extra pins and the correct size allen key. Nice touch.

MUCH better than 5050's. Thinner, wider, flatter than DMR's. Thinner, lighter than Straitline

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Favorite Trail:   Eden, Paarl, Tokai

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1.00

Purchased At:   CRC

Similar Products Used:   Supserstar Components Mag Ti
CB 5050XX

Bike Setup:   Ibis Mojo HD

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by venture a Cross Country Rider from San Jose, CA

Date Reviewed: January 11, 2011

Strengths:    Amazingly Light
Very Low Profile
Great Grip
Wide Platform

Weaknesses:    None So Far

Bottom Line:   
I am new to platform pedals - I have been using clip-in pedals (Crank Brothers Mallets mainly) for many many years...

I am starting to play around with DJ and Pump Track riding - I had been playing around on my Nomad, but eventually I needed a more appropriate bike for the task...

I can't say I am an expert in platform pedals - as I said, I have been riding clipped-in for many years. I tried the Crank Brothers 50/50 and I thought there was no way I would be able to ride platforms - my feet were coming off the pedals all the time. Then I tried the Point1 Podiums and it's night-n-day different - the Podiums are awesome, the grip is amazing - I forgot that I was not clipped-in.

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Favorite Trail:   Sawpit

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   Trailhead Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   Crank Brothers 50/50

Bike Setup:   I am using this on my BlkMrkt Malice - DJ, Pump Track, 4X bike...

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