Stuff Preview: Shimano Deore XT Pedals

In: NEWS, REVIEWS, TECH By: Jeff Lockwood On: May 29, 2010

In an effort to give you some insight into the products we plan to send through our rigorous testing process here at Dirt Rag, we’ve come up with the Stuff Preview series. Each Friday, we’ll present one product that is currently in the hands of one of our testing staff. We’ll post a photo of the product, and give you the basic skinny as put forth by the product manufacturer. These products will appear in a future issue of Dirt Rag, and you’ll have to subscribe or buy the issue to get the full review.

This week we have Shimano Deore XT Pedals.

Manufacturer’s Description
Engineered for the way you ride. As Mountain bikes continue to become more diverse, obviously components must evolve. New Shimano Deore XT addresses the various needs of today’s riders. New mechanism rear derailleur “SHIMANO SHADOW RD”, specially designed for all mountain riding. Together with double-servo mechanism derailleurs now, you have the right choices for several off road riding styles. New XT disc brake, a new level of performance and controllability, features high power braking. “Engineered for the way you ride”. With the same concept to as XTR, new DEORE XT is born.

Manufacturer’s Features

  • Easy step-in/out
  • Mud shedding interface
  • SM-SH51/56 cleats compatible

Manufacturer’s Specs
Pedal System SPD
SPD Cleat Surfaces both surfaces
Spindle Thread BC 9/16″ x 20 T.P.I.
Spindle Material chrome-moly
Cartridge Spindle yes
Cleat Retention Indicator yes
Cleat Retention Adjuster yes
Mud Shedding Design yes
Pedal Body Material aluminum / painted
Reflector SM-PD22
Average Weight 350g (pair)

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