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clink-clink as I pedal

Forget the back end - since the noise is timed with crank rotations and is independent of which gear you're in, it is coming from the front part of the transmission. Try getting your bike off the ...
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What's the point of double-sided SPD pedals if SPD pedals with platform are more convenient and lighter?

Dual-sided SPDs are for those who rides exclusively clipless. This will happen when you stop looking at your rides as a light hobby and start putting some serious work into it. The weight of the ...
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Power pedals on a fully MTB (riding flat roads), later on road/gravel bike

Is the fact that there is the suspension "stealing" power? I assume that while the power measured by the pedals will not completely arrive at the road, it should be the power my body outputs;...
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Is it possible to replace the flat-top pins on flat pedals with ones that have a dome top?

On my flat pedals the pin thread are M4 and I replaced mine with M4x6mm to fasten half-toe clips on them. The flat pedals should come with a special wrench to remove the pins. Take one pin off or ...
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Power pedals on a fully MTB (riding flat roads), later on road/gravel bike

The most common power meters are crank mounted pedals They both can be single or dual sided, but outside of some niche applications, single sided is enough. I own single sided crank power meters and ...
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Is it possible to replace the flat-top pins on flat pedals with ones that have a dome top?

I presume you are riding of proper shoes designed for flats. If you are on 'street trainers' this would be my first recommendation. While the pins on good flats can do a lot of damage, you should not ...
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Is it possible to replace the flat-top pins on flat pedals with ones that have a dome top?

I completely agree with MaplePanda that domed metal pin is any less likely to do shin damage than a flat top if one were to slip off the pedals. I would be leery, too, of the possibility of less grip ...
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Is it possible to replace the flat-top pins on flat pedals with ones that have a dome top?

You’d have to see what type of pins your pedals use and find suitable replacements. Some thread in from the top, some thread in from the bottom, some are fully threaded vs partially, some have the ...
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