DMR has just launched its latest flat pedal, the V11. It features a composite nylon body design that, DMR says, brings the benefits of a high-performance pedal at half the price of its CNC’d alloy designs, with a price tag of £50 / €49.99 / $59.99.
The design is based on the Vault pedal, with a wide platform that’s 105mm x 105mm. At 19mm, it’s got a low stack height and the platform is concave, sloping down to 16mm at its centre, to ensure a deep foot placement for grip and stability.
The use of composites lowers production time, but the V11 pedal is designed to be durable and fully serviceable. DMR reckons that its pro rider testing showed that the use of composites added compliance, while the body coped fine with rock bashes.
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The V11 turns on a chromoly steel forged spindle, which is black coated like the Brendog pedal. It also shares internals with DMR’s higher-priced pedals, so its parts are readily available and easily replaceable.
That’s true too of the 11 pins on each side of each pedal, which include the Moto pins from the Vault pedal for the front four and rear three positions. They’re developed to bite deep into the shoe’s sole and help ensure grip.
DMR designed the pin interface with a flared base and a captive lock nut, to ensure they maintained a strong connection to the pedal body.
There’s a choice of eight colours in the new V11 pedal: black, blue, green, orange, purple, red, turquoise and yellow. DMR says that a pair weighs 450g.
DMR V11 pedal spec
- Platform size: 105mm x 105mm
- Thickness: 19mm/16mm concave bed
- Pins: 11
- Axles: Forged Chromoly steel
- Claimed weight: 450g/pair
- Colours: Black, blue, green, orange, purple, red, turquoise, yellow
- Price: £50 / €49.99 / $59.99