I want to start commuting again. Lately, I have just been doing organized event rides and training for those on green ways and paved trails in my area. I recently got myself a brand new Cannondale synapse with speedplay zero pedals. I love the bike and I love the power I get with the pedals. My area is not very bike friendly, and I've never commuted on these roads before. Since I am still new to the speedplay zero pedals I worry about safety and how quick I would need to get out of the pedals. Does anyone commute in heavyish traffic with those?
Also in my garage, I have a Trek hybrid that I have used for commuting in the past. I feel comfortable on that bike, but I would love to use my commuting miles as training for a long ride I am doing later in the year. I know I need to put more miles into the cannondale if I'm going do this endurance ride, but I want to be safe. Any suggestions?