Rated 4 out of 5 by Daniel93 good pedals but lack customization
had these for ages now cant remember when i purchased them, at most 2 years. quality seems to be good some people have complained of rusting but mine have been fine. they've had some hard use, and starting to wear now both the cleat and the pedal so will be changing soon as you cant adjust the spring tension or anything like you can on other pedals like shimano spd's.
they need regular maintenance e.g re-greasing bearings to minimize wear as ive been though a few needle bearings over the time, could be me but depends on amount of millage, knocks / bangs i suppose.
overall really good pedal with excellent mud clearance and 4 sided cleat engagement :)
26 May 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Concrickety best for city riding
Doesn't get any better than these for riding in city traffic. Clipping in and out quickly is as easy as it gets. After 8 months of use the bearings are still perfect . Definitely recommend these.
26 January 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Prof Pedale al top
Ottima scorrevolezza e aggancio x questo oggetto anche bello. Necessita di una scarpa rigida,non cedevole ,x la poca superfice del pedale.
14 August 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous I feel egg beater 3s are a step backwards
I've had a couple of sets of the original egg beaters and find them great in use and mine have lasted reasonably well. More recently I bought a pair of egg beater 3. The idea of proper needle bearing as opposed to a bushes seemed to be an improvement, however in reality this has not proved to be the case as the needle bearings fail, mine after about 6 months of not excessively demanding riding. Encontering difficulty in removing the old bearing shell I went onto the internet to see if there were any accepted methods for doing this only to find a catalogue of cases where people had experenced similar early needle bearing failure. In conclusion I am a real fan of the early egg beaters and will buy another set rather than rebuild my 3s as I'm sure the needle bearing will again quickly fail(maybe somebody will produce an upgrade kit for egg beater 3s to replaces the needle bearing with bushings !!!!)
30 August 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Anonymous Mixed Bag
Having used Eggbeater SLs for 3 or so years, which needed servicing, and new bearings etc. I expected great things from these, and after 600 miles or so there are things I like, and others I don't.
I do like the improved bearings, to early to know if they're going to last, but seem to roll very well.
I don't seem to be able to instinctively clip into them yet. I think the wing shape is slightly different, and occasionally been cought out, thinking i was in but wasn't. Never really had a problem with the SLs
I don't like the rust! the wings are supposed to be cast stainless steel. So whay are they rusting?? Again never had a problem with the wings on the SLs rusting.
01 April 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous Stainless looks to be fake
Unfortunately, should give only 2 stars, because pedals get corroded very quickly and terribly - I got under the rain one time and after this corrosion started to appear on my pedals.
The previous model - EggBeater SL - was much better in this aspect. I used it in 2007-2011, many times was under the rain, mud, snow. Several times in close proximity to salt water (ocean) - no traces of stain...
Otherwise, EggBeater 3 pedals are performing very well.
02 February 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Anonymous Rubbish
I have had a set of eagbeater 1 with a bushing, not needle roller bearing as in the new ser 3. They have lasted about 5 years. I bought the new eagbeaters 3 thinking they would be just as good, but sadly thet are absolute rubbish! I have replaced the needle rollers twice and they let me dawn again during my last race. Wouldnt buy another pair
30 December 2011
Rated 1 out of 5 by Anonymous and they "fixed" the issues...
Well i dont hold out much hope for the 2011 pedals...
ive been running a pair of egg beater sl for about a year and a half, they finaly died so i bought a set of 2011 egg beater 3s, the needle bushing has lasted less than 4 moths needing a complete rebuild, the end caps were held on with so much thread lock i had to drill them out of the pedal and, when re-assembled with the (plastic) end caps i have to put so much torque on them to stop the lateral play in the pedal i've stripped the heads on the caps.
frankly i think its very shoddy they can't even manage to produce a spindle which is the right length for the pedal without having to force it into place with the end cap. Surely they could simply machine the spindle so the hex bolt on the end of the spindle torqued the pedal body down...
i shant be replaceing them with CB pedals, shame as i loved my SLs
19 October 2011
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