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stenard




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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hammerer wrote:
Never had one problem with my P1's and neither has anyone I know who's bought them. they just work. Battery life is ok, 60hrs or so, so not major problem.

I guess it's hit and miss. I know three people in my club who have them. All have had problems. One the pedal spindle stripped itself clean out of the pedal. Another, the left pedal (which is the master) just died and had to be replaced. Had it been the right, he could have at least continued using the left as a single sided version. Can't remember what happened to the third.

The first person also stripped one of her crank threads by constant swapping over, although I accept that's more user error and not specifically P1 related. But it is an additional risk of the regular switching that would come with pedal based.
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big vern




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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had the exact same wheel upgraded to g3 internals (about 2 years ago), mines 6 or 7 years old now, never missed a beat since the upgrade, torque offset still the same.
Its a rock solid wheel and moire robust than any stages PM ive had on other bikes. If the wheel itself is in good nick I'd say do the the upgrade to g3...csaba at paligap (if hes still there, pronounced chubba) is good to speak with
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My serviced G3 in a lightly-used Cosmic Carbone 52mm al rim cost 350 in 2016 and has worked perfectly, swapped between two 10-sp bikes and one 11-sp. I don't use it all the time so it doesn't see massive or winter mileage.

My take on this was to buy rock solid old tech for not much money, and to keep an eye on the new market/tech/prices
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