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Old 07-05-20, 08:38 PM
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I've been humming and hawing about pedals for the last while, really since thinking about rinko.

On the one hand, folding or detachable pedals would be convenient but they are a little more costly and one more technology to fail. For the amount of times I'd actually pack down the bike I am tempted to just unscrew standard pedals with a wrench. I could do some drillium to a 15cm pedal wrench and have it weight very little I suppose. On the other hand I kinda like the idea of going all in on the folding aspect and don't want to scrimp on pedals.

Six of one, half dozen of the other. I kinda like the idea of platform/clipless pedals and will keep my eyes open for a folder variety. For now I am going to use the standard convertible pedals from my other touring bike.

It's the same sort of debate with handlebars. I sort a kinda want drops with either brifters or Gevenalle's for optimal speed and endurance while riding but am loath to redo a perfectly functional flat bar set up. As is, the shifting is good. Maybe I'll do it when/if I upgrade the drivetrain beyond the cassette (from 11-25 to 11-34). For now I wanted to add these grips but they are sold out everywhere I usually order from. https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/.../rp-prod186576

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