Shimano PD-A525
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Category:  Pedals
Name:  Shimano PD-A525
Brand:  Shimano
Model:  PD-A525
Years:  1993 - ?
Country:  Japan
Weight:  392 grams (Actual), (pair)
Added By: ThePepor on 04/17/19
Updated By: ThePepor on 10/28/22
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Pedal TypeCliplessPedal Threading9/16" x 20 (English)
Bearing SizeBody / Cage MaterialsAluminium / Steel
Axle MaterialCr-Mo steel  
General Information
First generation SPD pedal. In 1993, Shimano released several pedals for their new SPD system. The PD-A525 was the "cheaper" version road pedal, similar in construction and materials to the PD-M525 MTB pedal, but one-sided (the release mechanism is only on one side). It was popular back then, even on mountain bikes, due to its rather low weight. There were two colourways, silver (as pictured) and white/purple.
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Shimano Model Number Prefix List:

BB Bottom Bracket BL Brake Lever BR BRake
CB Coaster Brake CJ Cassette Joint CN ChaiN
CP Chain Protecto CR Chain Ring CS Cassette Sprockets
DF chain DeFlector DH Dynamo Hub FC Front Crank
FD Front Derailleur FE Fork Ends FH FreeHub
FS Front Suspension HB HuB HD HanDle bar
HP Head Parts (Head Set) HS Handle Stem IF Inter-3 Freehub
LP LamP MF Multi Freewheel PD PeDal
RD Rear Derailleur RH Rollerbrake Hub RM RiM
RR ReflectoRs RS Rear Suspension SB Shift Brake lever (Nexus, ?)
SC Speed Calculator (cycle computer) SF Single Freewheel Freilaufritzel SG Speed chanGe hub
SH SHoes SL Shift Lever Schalthebel SM SMall parts
SP Seat Post SQ Seat Quick release SS Single Sprocket
TL TooL WH WHeel ST Shift Brake Lever (STI, Rapid Fire, etc)
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