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Title: JCPC question.
Post by: vandalsucks on March 12, 2018, 08:31:53 AM
I am tired of grinding through Cult Dak pedals on grinds but would like to stay with a pedal with a wide body like the Dak pedal. Does any one know or can advise me of the size of the pedal body on a jcpc or even like the size versus a wider pedal like the Cult Dak pedals or other wide pedals. None of the shops in town have any and I don't want to order some just to not ride them.
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: JFax on March 15, 2018, 06:27:04 AM
I actually felt that the body wasnt that big when I got mine, at least compared to twisted pc, so i switched back to twisted.
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: vandalsucks on March 15, 2018, 07:41:15 AM
I actually felt that the body wasnt that big when I got mine, at least compared to twisted pc, so i switched back to twisted.


Perfect, thats what i needed to know. thankyou!
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: master on March 17, 2018, 01:01:43 PM
The new(ish) Odyssey Grandstand PCs are really wide and decently thin. The bushings are a little finicky for preload but once you get them adjusted right they're smooth with no wobble. I've had mine for a bit and like them.
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: blueee on April 05, 2018, 10:40:14 PM
they're big enough
huge compared to rubens
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: montymitch on April 09, 2018, 10:40:01 PM
The new(ish) Odyssey Grandstand PCs are really wide and decently thin. The bushings are a little finicky for preload but once you get them adjusted right they're smooth with no wobble. I've had mine for a bit and like them.
The Grandstands are enormous, as in I actually thought they were too big. I put them on my mountain bike and went to Eclat pedals for the bmx.
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: Professor Horatio Hufnagel on April 09, 2018, 11:22:56 PM
I had JCPCs for a while (until I realised they were putting holes in the soles of all my shoes, even with half of the non-essential pins removed) and they seemed pretty big. Bigger than my sealed JCs IIRC, and definitely a lot bigger than the Colony plastics I have on now
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: blueee on April 19, 2018, 01:13:39 PM
sounds like you should file the pins down.
stock pins grip so much your shoes will stick while trying to eject. mine are about as grippy as a new pair of plastics
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: ediotism on April 19, 2018, 06:36:41 PM
you can either ghetto file down the bolts (i.e. pedal pins), or just get shorter ones

iirc, the stock JCPCs come with 21mm long and 18mm long bolts installed. i just took one of them to a hardware stall to get matching ones at 15mm long, so i could install the 18mm ones in the 21mm slots, and the new 15mm ones in the 18mm. they're still a bit too grippy to my liking since i also ride a lot of flatland, but they should be good for street riding/ big jumps
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: Professor Horatio Hufnagel on April 19, 2018, 11:22:18 PM
I took them off a couple years ago while I decided what to do with them. I was going to give them to kkmk but he never collected and I have lost them in a move :| I had considered trying the next increment down in bolt length, particularly for the ones  next to the spindle (essential pins) and wanted to explore the possibility of actually using plastic in some way for the outer pins
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: blueee on April 23, 2018, 07:58:00 AM
you gotta file the pins short or long otherwise those threads will tear into your shoes, hook them and make you eat shit
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: ediotism on April 24, 2018, 10:56:37 PM
you gotta file the pins short or long otherwise those threads will tear into your shoes, hook them and make you eat shit

that's a good point - part of my pedals feeling "too grippy" was partly from them hooking onto the sole of my shoes
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: Professor Horatio Hufnagel on April 28, 2018, 05:44:10 AM
The textured (threaded) sides of the pins I suspect make all the difference, both grip-wise and shoe wear-wise
Title: Re: JCPC question.
Post by: erenes on November 03, 2018, 03:43:25 PM
Usually I snapped bend cracked PCs daily or weekly. Dozens each year.

JCPC are big enough (Im hate small and midium size pedals). And you can grind them forever. I had 3 pairs since 4 years on 2 bikes. I weared one down to the axle finally and just changed to new one. Metals pins are stopping the wear. Best invention ever.