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Gear Review

3 5

Not as good as prior generation

The current generation of Mallet 3's dont have the grip and holding power as the previous version. I find myself inadvertently coming up clipped when I never had the issue with the previous model. In all I think that the Crank Brothers system is superior to the SPD design because there are more exit options.

I think the new downhill pedals look like winners because they are much closer to the last generation design, I wish I had held off a couple more months and got the downhill pedal.

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Do you have the clips in for the 20 degree angle and not the 15?

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I use the 20 degree setting, which is what I have always used on previous generations of CB pedals, so I would expect a similar experience, but I just can't seem to get these to perform the way I would like...