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slightly wider platform pedals?

mudsuckermudsucker Posts: 704
edited May 2010 in MTB buying advice
I'm currently running some DMR V12mags on my Stumpy fsr and i find when i pedal i only have my feet on the pedals half way, in that i only use the outside of the pedals as this is what i find most comfortable. If i try to bring my feet in in and use the whole surface i feel a bit cramped.

Is this because my pedals are too narrow for me (axels too short)? i think i have heard of people saying that DMRs are narrow. If this is the case, can anyone recommend a wider platform pedal i can try?

Cheers

Ben :D
Fuelled by cake!

2008 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp for playing in the mud.
2013 Trek 1.2
1982 Holdsworth Elan.
1987 Peugeot Tour 10

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  • JamesBrckmnJamesBrckmn Posts: 1,360
    wellgo b-54's are good and big, many people recomend them for big fet, but their good for smaller feet too- i really like mine, amazingly grippy. superstar pedals are also highly rated, and their quite wide and flat
  • GHillGHill Posts: 2,402
    Gusset Slim Jim are an option. Really like mine (size 13 feet), but I've not tried that many pedals.
  • ride_wheneverride_whenever Posts: 13,279
    point one podium or the nuke proof neutron
  • gusset slim jim or the superstar pedals.
  • GiantPeteGiantPete Posts: 14
    Sounds like you ride with your legs wide apart! Can you get a crankset with a higher 'Q factor'? I guess they are all about the same.

    Tried thinking about your overall position as you ride? Maybe think about your knees as well as your feet? If you havn't yet tried it for long, might be worth persisting with your feet properly on your pedals to see if you get used to it, rather than being put off by an intial feeling.
  • mudsuckermudsucker Posts: 704
    Thanks for the replies peeps. Thanks for the sugestions on the pedal. Never heard of cranksets with a wider Q factor. I'll do a bit of research.....

    Cheers,

    Ben
    Fuelled by cake!

    2008 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp for playing in the mud.
    2013 Trek 1.2
    1982 Holdsworth Elan.
    1987 Peugeot Tour 10
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