UK Exclusive First Ride: HT Components T1 Pedal

HT Components launched their new T1 enduro race pedal at Eurobike.

Pete has spent a month putting them through their paces.

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I have had a pair of HT’s X1 DH pedals on test for most of the summer, and so far, they’ve been faultless. Naturally, I was excited when these new ‘enduro race’ T1 pedals arrived in the post.

While HT’s downhill offering aren’t heavy by any means, these new T1 pedals drop another 100g, 328g/per pair (titanium) and 368g/per pair (chromoly). The cage being very similar in shape to Shimano’s ‘Trail’ SPD but in a full CNC’d finish.

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Engagement is more forgiving than the X1 and I had no issues getting in and out of them under race conditions on their first real outing at the Scottish XC Champs. Given that the X1s are still running true and smooth after a busy summer, I’m expecting good things from the T1.

Look out for a more in-depth review later in the year. I’ll be using the T1’s for all my training and for the main event at this year’s Epic Israel which is sure to give them a proper test!

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HT’s announcement of the T1 pedal came with another piece of news this week. HT’s rider roster isn’t exactly small-time, but in addition to current World Cup Champ Aaron Gwin and team made Troy Brosnan (plus heaps of others), they’ve just picked up perennial enduro favourite, Jerome Clementz to run the new T1 pedals:

Jerome Clementz joins HT Components from HT Components on Vimeo.

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