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    Campy Pro-Fit cleat bolts too long.

    I inherited a set of Chorus Pro-Fit pedals with barely used cleats and was curious if any other type of cleat bolts will work fine with these pedals? The "short" 12.5mm Campy bolts are just a bit too long on my Mavic Avenir shoes and start to leave little deformed dimples in the sole you can feel on the back two bolts even with a thicker set of washers. I have a set of phillips drive bolts that are just a hair shorter than the Campy ones (~11-12mm) off an old pair of shoes and should work lengthwise, but didn't know since the head on the Campy bolts is so much different.

    Or in the long run am I wasting my time and should just go get some new Shimano pedals or something

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    Grind down the bolts taking care to clean up that first thread. Use Look pedals instead. Use different shoes with thicker soles... Andy.

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    Shortening the current bolts with a file is easy and fast.

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    Thanks everyone. I was having a bit of a problem with the Phillips bolts I mentioned holding the cleat and clipping out. I picked up some decent thickness anti- skid stuff for stairs and cut a couple of pieces for the cleats. Amazingly that took up that extra 0.5mm length problem with the Campy bolts. Went for a few short rides to get an initial cleat position and didn't notice the bolt ends pushing into the sole like before. If I notice a problem again I'll file off a mm or so.

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