Review Look Keo Carbons

GSAstuto

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Oct 11, 2009
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After about 10mo of riding, my right KEO Carbon / Ti Blade pedal developed a crack along the axle tube. Thus the, 'blade' ceased to provide any relevant tension and my cleat will not hold in. Not fun. No crashes on this pedal - it just failed from general fatigue. I'll send them back and see what the response is.

I like these pedals overall - very firm support surface, positive cleat in and outs and very lightweight construction. Now I have my concerns about using these ongoing especially in rides where I might encounter more physical abuse to the pedal.

Originally I had ordered the steel axle version- but was sent the Ti version instead. In hindsight - perhaps the steel axle / composite body version would be stronger???
 

FarEast

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May 25, 2009
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Look replaced the set I destoryed in my last race, so I see no reason why they won't replace yours under warranty.
 

kratos34

Warming-Up
Jun 4, 2012
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I have just upgraded my pedal last week to the Look Blade 16 but with the steel axle. Still getting some time adjusting to it. But I feel it is more firm and release is very good... I hope the carbon doesn't give up soon...
 

GSAstuto

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Oct 11, 2009
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There should be no problems with the blade itself. Mine cracked around the axle at the point where the blade has the most tension. I'll post a picture of it when I get back. @FE , yep, I don't anticipate any return issues - their warranty is 2yrs and unless it's obviously broken in a crash, it should be covered.
 

FarEast

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May 25, 2009
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There should be no problems with the blade itself. Mine cracked around the axle at the point where the blade has the most tension. I'll post a picture of it when I get back. @FE , yep, I don't anticipate any return issues - their warranty is 2yrs and unless it's obviously broken in a crash, it should be covered.
LOL - mine was broken in a crash - ground right down when I got taken out at Makuhari - in fact they are eager to get thier hands on them - however I haven't had time to deal with sending them back as of yet.