Shimano R550 SPD-SL Road Pedals
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Shimano R550 SPD-SL Pedals
Shimano R550 SPD-SL Pedals - an entry level road pedal system, offering exceptional value yet a decent level of performance. They're pretty lightweight too, at around 310g per pair. The r550 models are perfect for beginners, as the price tag is fairly low, so if you later decide clipless pedals aren't for you, then you won't have invested too much. Durable and low maintenance design with increased stability, ease of use and improved power transfer. Features: SPD-SL road pedal for entry level use with good value for money to boot! Wide lightweight resin body provides large shoe contact area to maximise power transfer and support whilst reducing weight Low maintenance sealed cartridge axle unit The low profile platform with open design allows for easy access and cleat adjustments Easy to clip into and release but with stable fit for maximum power transfer to the pedals, so you won't be wasting any energy. Wider cleat and binding mechanism for better shoe/pedal contact than traditional SPD systems. Total weight of 310 grams for the pair of pedals.
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Shimano are a Japanese manufacturer primarily known for their cycling components, and to a lesser extent shoes and clothing. Founded in 1921, Shimano is widely believed to be the largest cycling component manufacturer in the world, having reached this status through a combination of innovation, reliability and value for money. Whatever your style of riding, whether it be road or MTB, Shimano will have a component range to suit your level and budget, from the low end Alivio and Tiagra to the professional standard XTR and Dura-Ace. Over the years, Shimano have revolutionised bicycle gear, brake and pedal systems, such as the recessed SPD, Hollowtech crank arms and smooth shifting Hyperglide sprockets. Initially their component range faced competition from Suntour, whereas nowadays their primary rivals for market share are SRAM and Campagnolo. If you wish to save money on their components and apparel, please visit my Shimano section, where I list as many money saving deals as I can find.
For additional information on Shimano's cycling equipment, please visit either http://cycle.shimano-europe.com/ or their wikipedia page - this includes information on Shimano's history, including non-cycling equipment.