Specialized LO Pro Mag 2 Pedal

4.33/5 (21 Reviews)


Product Description

  • 4-bearing design
  • Adjustable spin resistance
  • Low profile Magnesium pedal body
  • New oversized heat treated Cr-Mo spindle
  • Concave body for superior grip


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dmoneylovesyou1

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2012

Strengths:    Tough, grippy, great pins.

Weaknesses:    time will tell. none yet.

Bottom Line:   
Only a few hours usage so far... but one was down wnc's green's lick trail during a notably heavy rainstorm on a rigid single speed which i run with only 1 160mm disc brake mounted at the rear. No front brake on the bike. feet stayed securely planted off of jumps and over some nasty rocky patches all the way down the trail. Didn't lose any pins. Caked in mud but stayed very grippy. I ran the trail immediately after purchasing them so i don't know about longevity as of yet on the pedals but so far i am very impressed. A killer pedal for sure.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bbell a Weekend Warrior from Las Vegas, NV, USA

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2011

Strengths:    Super grippy, nice low profile is nice for bike with a low BB, easy to service, and no problems with them at all

Weaknesses:    nice BITE MARKS if you slip a pedal, but if you have that problem get some 5-10s

Bottom Line:   
If you looking for great flats then these are the way to go. People that complain about these not lasting probly never serviced them.

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Favorite Trail:   BOOTLEG CANYON

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   MSH, truvativ hussefelt, shimano pd424 clip-ins

Bike Setup:   07 Spechy Enduro

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by GirlEat'sDirt a Cross Country Rider from Riverdale, Utah, USA

Date Reviewed: March 24, 2010

Strengths:    Weigh Nothing! Iv'e used alot of different pedals and these are by far the lightest Platform pedal you'll probably find for the money. The loncave body along with the Low profile design gives you awesome connection/traction/feel. Spindle, bearings...it's all good. Period.

Weaknesses:    None. Go out and get a pair, you'll see what I mean.

Bottom Line:   
If your ride platforms, want something that doesn't add weight and can take alot of abuse, get em.

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Favorite Trail:   A new trail

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $85.00

Purchased At:   Bingham Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   Some Crank Brothers compare, but not for the $$$

Bike Setup:   13" Jamis Dakar full suspension XC/All Mountain MTB. Fox, WTB, Sram, Shimano and Hayes comps.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by luisberi a Downhiller from Lisbon

Date Reviewed: February 15, 2010

Strengths:    Well...

Weaknesses:    bearings, not so much grip

Bottom Line:   
well, these pedals were kind of a disappointment... in one year they destroyed 2 pares of the internal bearings... before i had Shimano´s DX who lasted 5 years, riding it almost every day... so, i put the old Shimano´s DX back on, they are a litte loose, but still work great! and they have better grip!
(when i bought my new demo, i sold the pedals imediatly!)

buy anything else, these will give you problems...

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Favorite Trail:   Lousã

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Almadabikes

Similar Products Used:   Shimano DX

Bike Setup:   Santa Cruz Bullit & Specialized Demo 8

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Biohazard74 a Weekend Warrior from Miami Florida USA

Date Reviewed: September 28, 2009

Strengths:    "VERY" good grip !! My feet came off on one occasion on a 4hr ride. I blame myself for that tho. They are light. And the color matched my bike

Weaknesses:    Great grip, but when it does slip. You pay dearly. The Allen head bolt-style traction pins are very grippy on shoe rubber so imagine them on the back of your calf. But i think its a small price to pay for good gripping platforms. Also the screw that keeps the pedals on should be checked after long rides as mine came loose after about 8 hrs of use.


Bottom Line:   
I think they are good pedals but definately not $80 pedals. I think they are the best gripping platform pedals around as long as you constantly service them and maintain them.

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Favorite Trail:   Oleta, Markham, Quiet Waters

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Bike Tech

Similar Products Used:   Wellgo LU-313 Pedals

Bike Setup:   2009 Giant Yukon FX

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by criticalw88 a Cross Country Rider from Richmond, CA

Date Reviewed: May 19, 2009

Strengths:    Very tough, excellent footwear bite, replaceable "teeth", excellent choice of material (Mg and chromoly axles)

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Night and day stronger than the stock plastic pedals which I blew out after a couple days. I shouldnt be surprised since in full riding gear I am pushing 280#. Anyway, these things bite into hard rubber issues combat boots even though the waffle was super-caked. I have never slipped off. "I bought these so I would never have to replace them" - my rule for parts replacements for a dooms-day bike.

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Favorite Trail:   Nearest Sidewalk

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Cant remember

Similar Products Used:   OEM platic pedals

Bike Setup:   San Andreas Mtn Cycle

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by NZSpokes a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: March 13, 2009

Strengths:    Feels great under your feet. Nice shape.

Weaknesses:    After a year the bearings came loose. I tried to remove the bolts holding the body on to the axle. The axle snapped!! Rubbish quality.......

Bottom Line:   
Dont bother, feel great but just dont last.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Wellgos ect

Bike Setup:   Intense 6.6

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by TrailMan a Cross Country Rider from Wilfrid,Canada

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2009

Strengths:    Three bearings plus bushings,fairly light weight,low profile,good foot traction.

Weaknesses:    Spin resistance adjustment

Bottom Line:   
The product description says these pedals have adjustable spin resistance. I have run them for 2 seasons and the bearings are showing a fair amount of play so this winter while working on the enduro I disassembled the pedals cleaned them and re-packed them with grease. Next I decided to adjust the spin resistance to hopefully remove some of the play in the bearings. I couldn't find the spin resistance adjustment so I contacted Specialized customer service. They replied that the spin resistance adjustment consists of removing the O-ring on the spindle shaft to allow the pedals to spin freely or replacing it so the pedal would not spin without pressure applied. I don't think that this qualifies as adjustable spin resistance. I decided to purchase these pedals partly because of the spin resistance adjustment, so I could adjust them as they wear. But this is not the case. I am posting this to inform future purchasers of this lack of adjustment and let them decide.

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Favorite Trail:   York Regional Forest

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Bikesports - Newmark

Similar Products Used:   Cheapo Platforms

Bike Setup:   '04 Specialized Pro ... Pretty much stock except Spinergy Enduro wheelset with Kenda small block 8's

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ep1nephr1ne a Cross Country Rider from Groton, Ct, USA

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2009

Strengths:    Awsome grip, pedals seemed to attract my feet. I didn't lose any shin on slips. they took some good beating from rocks as well. pedals are thin profile, lets me get the seat that half an inch lower. also seemed like they were allways in the horozontal position when i needed them there.

Weaknesses:    Mud, The thick mud of eairly spring seems to cake onto the pedal. Not a major concern I guess it didn't affect the gripping power. after reading other review it's gotta be the concave design

Bottom Line:   
GREAT PEDAL! wouldn't hesitate to buy another set.

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Favorite Trail:   Miller's Pond

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   v-8, spd clip ins, el-cheap-o plastics

Bike Setup:   Kona Dawg, lots of upgrades, Race face crank

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MikeR315 a Downhiller from Omaha

Date Reviewed: January 19, 2009

Strengths:    The grip is AMAZING, feels like they're taped to your shoes. Love the gold powder coat.

Weaknesses:    After hitting up my homemade trails/jumps, i noticed that my left pedal was loose. when i tightened the nut on the end of the spindle, i broke the nut off.

Bottom Line:   
The Bike Way decided to warranty them, even though i didn't have an original receipt. I just had to pay $20 for the shipping all the way from Cali.

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Favorite Trail:   Platte River State Park

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   A guy from Omaha.cra

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager Big Earl Platforms ( the Lo Pro Mag 2's beat the Big Earl's ass, for real)

Bike Setup:   Trek Fuel EX 8

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by belljr13 a Weekend Warrior from Mountain View, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: December 29, 2008

Strengths:    Traction, Weight, Looks

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
They're just platform pedals so let's not get to fancy with the description. Traction is all that matters and rebuildability. The pins grip but still let you lift and reposition your foot. They're getting scratched pretty quick but my BB is low.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Specialized.com

Similar Products Used:   Wellgo Platforms replaceable pins, Diamondback molded pins

Bike Setup:   2004 Enduro, PUSH'd, Hope Pro II and Mavic 321's

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rubbman a Weekend Warrior from Penn Valley

Date Reviewed: December 7, 2008

Strengths:    Great grip, strong pedals, replaceable pins

Weaknesses:    color choice

Bottom Line:   
These pedals rule! the face is large and profile slim works best with wans soles

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Favorite Trail:   Butcher ranch

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $89.00

Purchased At:   Scambria Emporium

Similar Products Used:   odyssey triple traps

Bike Setup:   '04 Gemini all top shelf accessories

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kenji a Downhiller from Malaysia

Date Reviewed: October 26, 2008

Strengths:    Pins placed at the right places,
Concave platform cradles the feet very well,
Grippy even with cheap shoes,
Bearings are well sealed by rubber o-rings and will surely outlast most other pedal innards,
Replacement traction pins are easily available,
Quite light-weight without compromise in strength,
User servicable.


Weaknesses:    None so far, except for lack of color choices.

Bottom Line:   
Excellent pedals for both street and trail use.
Confidence inspiring and extremely grippy.
Strong without the heft.
I recommend it to riders from all walks of extreme riding styles.

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Favorite Trail:   Mont Kiara

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:   TBK Fook Sang

Similar Products Used:   Tioga BMX pedals,
Brandless alloy platform pedals.


Bike Setup:   UMF Hardy 6, Freeride Hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by T_Charged306LX a Weekend Warrior from South Florida

Date Reviewed: June 14, 2008

Strengths:    they grip well on soles calfs or shins. Sick pedals.

Weaknesses:    still not broken so nothing yet.

Bottom Line:   
Very nice gripping pedals, make shure you dont slip or you will BLEEEED.

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Favorite Trail:   Which ever

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $69.00

Purchased At:   bicycle generation

Similar Products Used:   Plastic Garbage pedals


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Royce a Weekend Warrior from Asheville, NC USA

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2007

Strengths:    great looks, amazing traction, bearings work oh so well

Weaknesses:    gold paint does scratch on sides rather easily; doesnt affect performance but does make it look rather worn. Also, the pegs hurt when they hit your leg

Bottom Line:   
I love these pedals. I have never ridden my bike with another set, but they almost reach up and grab your shoes they grip so well. Like I said, if your foot does come off for some reason and they hit your chins, it will make blood, but I don't mind. The bearings work really well, perfect spin resistance. So, not many negatives at all. Bottom line? Great pedals, go get yourself a pair

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   came on bike

Similar Products Used:   plastic crap

Bike Setup:   stock '05 P.2 w/ these (they came on the bike when I bought it, so dont know how much they cost), Holy Rollers, and Avid Codes on both ends

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