Review | Chromag Contact Flat Pedals – Nip Your Cranks, Not Your Shins

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Amanda tests and reviews Brandon Semenuk’s favourite flat pedals – the Chromag Contact

For the past six months I have gone from trail bike to enduro bike, back to trail, and eventually ended up on a steel hardtail. I’ve been changing shoes and bikes as if they grow on trees, with the one consistency being my pedals. And yes, I am sticking with flat pedals on a twitchy hardtail.

Shaped to keep your feet close to the cranks.

The Chromag Contact is Brandon Semenuk’s signature pedal, so if they’re good enough for that trickster they should be more than enough for me.

Designed with a lightweight compact platform that protrudes out around the axle and bearing housing to bring your feet closer to the cranks, they offer a level of control that I haven’t had before. The bearing housing is very neat and flush with the pedal body, making sure it doesn’t get in the way.

Neat bearing housing.

Chromag Contact Pedals – The Ride

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Review Info

Product:Contact Pedal
Tested:by Amanda for 6 months

Comments (1)

    Be good to see a comparison with the DMR Vault, instead of the V12, as they’re closer competition.

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