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Old 06-22-06, 10:37 AM   #1
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Squeak, squeak go the sandals in the rain...

So, first time riding in the rain. It was quite refreshing, except for the unending squeaking of my sandals on my eggbeaters.

How can I prevent this? Should I use the cleat spacers? I thought that it was good to have the tread just touching the spindle? Or should the tread not touch the spindle at all?

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Old 06-22-06, 07:44 PM   #2
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If the pouring rain didnt drown out the squeaking sound....well it wasnt raining hard enough to count
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True, true. The ground spray was making the pedals wet, mostly from puddles. Made a couple of people give me funny looks though, like what's wrong with your bike?

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So, first time riding in the rain. It was quite refreshing, except for the unending squeaking of my sandals on my eggbeaters.

How can I prevent this?
Wd 40; or better yet mp3 player with headphones playing good tunes.
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Don't bother to prevent this. It's the rubber of your sandals on the pedal. It doesn't cause any more problems wet than it does dry. Just don't fixate on it. Our world is full of sounds and smells that you must get used to.
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