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Speedplay Ships Brass Knuckles, Colorful Flats That Will Take a Beating

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Speedplay Ships Brass Knuckles, Colorful Flats That Will Take a Beating Speedplay Ships Brass Knuckles, Colorful Flats That Will Take a Beating

 

A bit delayed from their promised after Interbike 2013, Speedplay is now shipping their newest flat pedals – the Brass Knuckles. There are a number of flat pedals on the market, but Speedplay is staking their claim in building what they consider the strongest, most durable pedal while maintaining a light overall weight. Designed with input from five time National Trials Champion Jeremy VanSchoonhoven, the Brass Knuckles are built with a full length spindle and a full compliment of needle and cartridge bearings.

Speedplay Ships Brass Knuckles, Colorful Flats That Will Take a Beating Speedplay Ships Brass Knuckles, Colorful Flats That Will Take a Beating

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Created with a “Brass Knuckle” themed CNC machined body, the pedals carry 20 replaceable star pattern traction pins that are easily replaceable after hard use. The 13.5mm thick body has just enough room for the 12mm spindle which rolls on 2 cartridge and 1 needle bearing per pedal with dual seals. Like the rest of the Speedplay line, Brass Knuckles can be serviced by simply pushing grease through the port in the axle. Offered with a chromoly or titanium spindle, pedal weights come in at 335g, or 395g respectively.

Shipping now, Brass knuckles run $160 for the Chromoly pedals in red, gold, and black ano, while the hand polished model adds $15 at $175. Ti spindle pedals retail for $335 for standard colors, and $350 for the polished Knuckles.

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Rico
Rico
10 years ago

Ew, brass knuckle? What’s with that? Since when is Speedplay reppin the SoCal/Tribal tat market?

Andy
Andy
10 years ago

A Speedplay product being delayed? I find that hard to believe.

Seraph
Seraph
10 years ago

I think they should have spent more time in R&D and made something that didn’t look like an Azonic product from the late 90s.

satisFACTORYrider
satisFACTORYrider
10 years ago

@rico – SoCal/TRI tat market.

bart
bart
10 years ago

Because the flat pedal market isn’t saturated…..but thank you for not using bushings.

groghunter
groghunter
10 years ago

no concave = no buy

iperov
iperov
10 years ago

too much weight for xc.
I use 210gr AEST http://cs619816.vk.me/v619816937/9ffd/2J4hcyNeMwg.jpg

gary
gary
10 years ago

Hard to clean.

Enduroelite
Enduroelite
9 years ago

If the bearings last as long between service as the Drilliums, this is a winning item.
Many friends of mine ride other pedals and many of them have loose spindles or bent spindles.
My drilliums are going on season four with perfectly straight, free spinning spindles.

My only concern are the proprietary pins; Will they be readily available?

I have always simply gone down to the local hardware store to replace the grub screws on my present Drilliums, and they always have them in stock. for a simple $2.50 I am able to revive them to brand new. I suppose I will need to purchase a pair and see……

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