The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Questions about purchasing bicycles and parts

The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Postby Dr_Mutley » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:26 pm

These pedals have been floating around on WeightWeenies for awhile now, after being made up by keen WW modders. Ironically, Speedplay now seem to be copying the modders, and bringing out a new, very minimalistic (and exxy!!!) SP Zero pedal. Wonder if the modders will go SP for breech of copyright?! ;-)

Image

Image
Image
Dr_Mutley
 
Posts: 2162
Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:28 pm
Location: Flagstaff Hill, Adelaide SA 5159

by BNA » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:13 pm

BNA
 

Re: The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Postby TMjpn » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:13 pm

Thats no Modded speedplay WW special - its a special version called the Pave they have cooked up for 'classics' riders.

The purpose of removing the 'plastic' disc part was that it hindered engagement when you had a pile of mud stuck in your cleat - so they nerfed it.

BTW prices quoted at $400 - $600 for a pair!

http://www.bikerumor.com/2013/09/17/ib13-paves-no-longer-just-for-prosspeedplay-releases-classics-pedal-brass-knuckle-flats/
Image
User avatar
TMjpn
 
Posts: 307
Joined: Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:19 pm

Re: The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Postby Marty Moose » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:22 pm

Can't see the point unless you are riding in a dirty area. Wear would be high on the cleat, SS sole protection plates would be a must to stop wear in the base plate.
Marty Moose
 
Posts: 1405
Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:00 pm
Location: W.A

The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Postby Dr_Mutley » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:24 pm

TMjpn wrote:Thats no Modded speedplay WW special - its a special version called the Pave they have cooked up for 'classics' riders.

The purpose of removing the 'plastic' disc part was that it hindered engagement when you had a pile of mud stuck in your cleat - so they nerfed it.

BTW prices quoted at $400 - $600 for a pair!

http://www.bikerumor.com/2013/09/17/ib13-paves-no-longer-just-for-prosspeedplay-releases-classics-pedal-brass-knuckle-flats/


It's not?! Seems u don't go to WW forums too often? A NZ guy has been making them for 12months or so.... SEARCH FOR "PlaySpeeds"

Tuned-Pedals-called-PlaySpeed-if-you-reversed-the-name...
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... p?t=109020
Image
Dr_Mutley
 
Posts: 2162
Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:28 pm
Location: Flagstaff Hill, Adelaide SA 5159

Re: The next generation of Speedplays coming soon!

Postby TMjpn » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:48 pm

Dr_Mutley wrote:It's not?! Seems u don't go to WW forums too often?



Nah all that often :)

From what I read - in the article I posted - is that speedplay had only made these style cleats for their ambassador athletes (Cancellara, for instance) on a limited basis for a few years now, and now they are selling them. If a guy beat them to it he should have made some money of them!
Image
User avatar
TMjpn
 
Posts: 307
Joined: Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:19 pm


Return to Buying a bike / parts

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: dampier, Exabot [Bot], jasimon, NhiTrac



Popular Bike Shops
Torpedo 7 Torpedo7 AU
Ground Effect Ground Effect NZ
Chain Reaction Cycles CRC UK
Wiggle Wiggle UK
Ebay Ebay AU

“Bicycles BNA Twitter
“Bicycles BNA Facebook
“Google+ BNA Google+
“Bicycles BNA Newsletter

> FREE BNA Stickers
> BNA Cycling Kit