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Posts: 25

Joined: 3/3/2013

Location: Clay Center, KS USA

8/26/2013 9:59 AM
Edited Date/Time: 8/26/2013 10:58 AM

I've never had pegs in 35 years+ of riding bikes, trying to learn to grind. When I am not running over my calf with the rear peg, I am smashing my toe in between the ledge and front peg. Are they hazardous after you get used to them being there? I'm about ready to take them off.

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Posts: 564

Joined: 2/21/2013

Location: Waunakee, WI USA

8/29/2013 9:11 PM

Are you slipping your grind side foot off your pedal? I'm running metal pedals now and don't slip my pedals like I did when I ran plastics and wore the pedals down to the point of little to no grip. The only time I ever feel my pegs are hazardous are when I'm manualing and loop out. It's rare, but sometimes my foot snags my rear peg.

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Posts: 675

Joined: 8/2/2013

Location: Helendale, CA USA

9/2/2013 7:59 PM

if they're causing you problems, and you don't find yourself enjoying having them , go ahead and take em off! there are many fun tricks that don't require pegs!

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