Sunline V1 Pedal

4.7/5 (10 Reviews)
MSRP : $109.95


Product Description

Sunline V1 Pedal: Concave machined body with traction pyramids for extra grip with or without pins. Large machined chromoly spindle with sealed ball and needle bearings for smooth feel. Includes 10 extra replacement pins.


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Reviews 1 - 10 (10 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Toby a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: May 19, 2012

Strengths:    Beefy, they grip like a MOFO!! smooth action

Weaknesses:    Watch out for your shins!!

Bottom Line:   
amazing pedals

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by 2wheelrevolution a Downhiller from PA

Date Reviewed: June 10, 2011

Strengths:    Grippy, eye-catching looks

Weaknesses:    Heavy, thick, traction teeth and material not durable

Bottom Line:   
I'm disappointed in the V-1. Every time I catch a rock the material deforms. Pins come loose or snap easily. 580 grams is on the heavy side. You'd think that would at least make the pedal more durable but that's not the case. Not worth the list price. If you ride somewhere with less rocks and weight doesn't matter, they'll be a good pedal. Grip isn't an issue.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by ErroneousBee a Weekend Warrior from UK

Date Reviewed: June 7, 2011

Strengths:    Big, grippy, robust, sealed bearings.

Weaknesses:    Possibly even a bit too grippy.

Bottom Line:   
Solid grippy platform that keeps the weather out.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   Mallets, DMR V8

Bike Setup:   Kona hardtail, XT drivetrain, M775 dual control, Reba race, wheels and stuff.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bmxking45 a Weekend Warrior from North Providence

Date Reviewed: January 20, 2011

Strengths:    Wow these things have that GI JOE Kung-Fu grip!

Weaknesses:    Shin Grating prowess

Bottom Line:   
When these things are used in conjunction with five ten shoes you might as well be clipped in!! These are by far the grippiest pedals I have ever used!! You do not want to slip these pedals however because I couldnt even imagine what your shins would look like after that catastrophe! Not that they can even be slipped in the first place. These things also have sealed bearings so they should last quite some time with little to no maintenance! If I ever see these things again on chain love I will probably order a couple of pairs because they are that good. Pretty nice looking too with excellent craftsmanship! The pedals do come with replaceable pins too. I have however hit some rocks when pedaling with these which in turned pulled out the pins and the threads came along and I can therefor not put a replacement pin in that spot.

Awesome pedal that I would highly recommend especially if you happen to get lucky and score them on chainlove for dirt cheap!

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Favorite Trail:   Lincoln Woods

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   chainlove

Similar Products Used:   Primo Meat Tenderizers (BMX pedal)

Bike Setup:   Banshee Rune, Specialized Rockhopper 29er SS

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by crimecrusher a Cross Country Rider from Austin, Texas

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2010

Strengths:    Strong, grip well, good design

Weaknesses:    none yet.

Bottom Line:   
Best platform pedals for MTB. Other pedals have pins only and once they get bent or break off you can't replace them most of the time. These pedals have casted spikes to protect the pins so they don't break off and even if they wear down, the casted spikes hold you solid. Rairly slip off and bust my shins. Have used many other products that are cheaper and in the same price range...spend the $100 bucks and you be glad you did.

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Favorite Trail:   RHR, Goodwater

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $99.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Azonic platforms of different kinds

Bike Setup:   2008 Stumpjumper FSR

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MongoFlight a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: March 2, 2010

Strengths:    Everything

Weaknesses:    no such thing here

Bottom Line:   
Great product and worth every penny. Today I picked up the pedals and bars and knew as soon as the first turn finished on the cranks that it was money well spent. I wear a size 13 shoe and they are more than sufficient support and traction.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   Sport Chalet

Bike Setup:   Giant Xtc2 29er , Vone Os 28" low rise bars (29er heaven) , Vone pedals...other goodies.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Fatman a Cross Country Rider from Feldafing

Date Reviewed: November 14, 2009

Strengths:    1.not clipless 2. everything else

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
First, after 16 years of clipless pedals (Shimano XT, XTR, Time, Frog): I went back to these platform pedals and couldn't be happier. No subconcious fears when things get technical or some astigmatic loony behind a steering wheel is trying to take your life. I feel free again. And you don't loose so much power anyway; well, you can't pull, but you can do anything else down, front, behindwise; and in situations, in which you have to pull to get uphill, I used to go unclicked, anyway (two times chain suck when going very slowly uphill in low gear, nearly fell on the face each time).
Second: very solid product. And the pins have the right length, too (Easton are a bit longer). I'll never get something else. again. Very recommended.

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Favorite Trail:   Yes. some

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $110.00

Purchased At:   hibike

Similar Products Used:   Easton Flatboys, Shimano XT,

Bike Setup:   Tank Elite Hardtail, Mavic wheelset, Manitou 2001 X-Vert Super (best fork ever),Shimano XT with exception rear der: SRAM/sachs Quarz DiRT (yea, still going fine!)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by i ride dh mtb a Downhiller from diablo,nj,usa

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2008

Strengths:    nice worth the money, looks il, light! gripy, STRONG

Weaknesses:    too grippy at times and doesnt come in root beer

Bottom Line:   
buy them look dope, good price worth every penny!

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Favorite Trail:   stigmata at diablo

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   sixsixone.com

Similar Products Used:   crank bros

Bike Setup:   giant faith 2

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kierin Brogan a Weekend Warrior from Upper Rissington

Date Reviewed: February 5, 2008

Strengths:    GRIP, GRIP, GRIP! Awesome looks, incredibly smooth bearings, just feels like a quality product.

Weaknesses:    Absolutely none.

Bottom Line:   
After getting fed up with V8's going slack after a fairly short amount of time (no matter how much I greased them up!) I decided it was time to splash a bit more cash and get some decent pedals. I considered lots of options and when I went to pick up my new bike I saw these on the shelves and they looked sweet. They just scream quality in they way they are machined, and the arrangement of the pins shows a lot of thought went into the design. The axels spin beautifully with absolutely no play whatsoever. I was sold and have been out on several rides since. Paired up with my Adidas Berms I haven't known grip like it since my days of SPD's. They've already been smashed off a few rocks and have very little in the way of scratches to show for it. So far very impressed....

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Favorite Trail:   Leckhampton Hill

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   AW Cycles

Similar Products Used:   DMR V8's

Bike Setup:   2007 Norco Six 2, Manitou Travis single clamp forks, Avid Code brakes, Sunline V One pedals, Oury lock-ons.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ryan Nolan a Racer from Spring City

Date Reviewed: January 4, 2008

Strengths:    Super Smooth Bearings,Best grip of any pedal I have ever used, very durable

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Best pedals ever I have ever had, the most grippy pedal I have ever used by far. I live on the east coast and there are more wet races than dry ones and the bearings still feel as smooth as the day the pedals were new.(after a whole season of racing) I used to have trouble with pins ripping out of the pedal but I have only lost one pin the whole year and it was easily replaced with the supplied 10 extra pins.

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Favorite Trail:   Stage Coach

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Tioga platform, Azonic A frame, Many different welgo pedals.

Bike Setup:   06 V10, Boxxer WC, XO, Code, Holzfeller, Sunline

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