Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Good SPD pedal and shoe setup
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09-16-09, 10:15 PM
Hey guys. I am planning on getting some pedals and shoes. I am trying to do this for about a buck fifty, and have a few things Im looking for:
A stiff shoe, but with MTB cleats so I can walk around in them after I get off work and not have to bring spare shoes to peoples houses.
Preferably, a SPD type cleat design that has an easy in/out.
Pedals that have some sort of dual sided setup, but can be ridden on the road just fine.. hopefully not MTB specific.
What do you guys recommend for me?!
i like my shimano MO76 shoes, stiff enough for me and very walkable. as for pedals you can't really go wrong with shimano m520 pedals or time atac aliums.
09-16-09, 11:19 PM
i'm also using my shimano mo-76, paired with some eggbeaters. i like them a lot, comfortable, stiff, breath okay, and the pedals are great.
09-17-09, 12:26 AM
i use shimano m520 mtb pedals and whatever the cheapest mtb shoe my lbs had.
09-17-09, 06:19 AM
Shimano 520 also and Specialized Taho shoes I got for half off since they were the 08 or 07 model I can't tell but I paid under $80 including pedals.
09-17-09, 07:05 AM
I really liked my M520s. Super reliable and they had excellent cornering clearance. Only issue I had with them was when tightening up my release tension the return on my float became too stiff and started giving me knee troubles. I now ride Time ATAC.
For shoes, Sidi Bullet 2s are awesome.
Anybody have info on these shoes?
They look like they'd be decent walking around shoes.
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