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Old 10-17-11, 09:52 PM   #1
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speedplay cleats on spd shoes, possible?

Is there any way to adapt speedplay x cleats onto shimano spd shoes? I know they make them for 3 hole shoes so why not spd?
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Old 10-18-11, 12:04 AM   #2
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No, road cleats cannot be used on MTB shoes. MTB cleats can be used on some road shoes.

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The only Speedplay cleats that work on two-hole MTB/SPD style shoes are the Frogs and the newly announced Syzr (pronounced; sissor) MTB pedals. Current Frog cleats can be used on road shoes that have the two-bolt hole pattern but these are increasingly rare.
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As Hillrider says, you'll need Frog cleats (and pedals) on SPD shoes. I've always had to do a little bit of trimming the lugs on MTB soles to get a Frog cleat to fit, but it's worth the trouble (IMHO).
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As Hillrider says, you'll need Frog cleats (and pedals) on SPD shoes. I've always had to do a little bit of trimming the lugs on MTB soles to get a Frog cleat to fit, but it's worth the trouble (IMHO).
The newest Frog cleats are narrower and generally don't require sole surgery like the earlier versions did.
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