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    Outside of knee hurts

    Thinking out loud..correct me if I am wrong. As I have changed up a few things recently, I have screwed something up.

    Left leg is fine.
    Right leg has an issue that appears to be bike related.

    The first thing I noted was the outside of my right knee hurting. Since the left leg is good, I assume this is a cleat issue.

    But what way do I need to adjust the cleat?

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    Are your cleats 'toe pointing inwards' in a fixed manner throughout the pedal stroke?

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    It may possibly not be cleat position at all. I have a similar issue with my right knee which does not track straight up and down. It tends to flop to the inside nearly brushing the top tube. I was able to solve this by shimming the foot bed. Another way to solve it may be a tapered cleat with a 1 degree slope built in. I would first look to see if your knees are working the same on both sides.

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    Is the cleat position the same on both left and right shoe? If so, thats not the reason unless you have one foot bigger then the other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RWBlue01 View Post
    Since the left leg is good, I assume this is a cleat issue.
    Not a good assumption. Humans are not as symmetric as we'd like to believe. A slight difference in leg length, pelvic tilt, etc. can cause other fit problems to manifest in only one knee. How is the rest of your fit (particularly saddle height and setback)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vexxer View Post
    Is the cleat position the same on both left and right shoe? If so, thats not the reason unless you have one foot bigger then the other.
    I decided to start with this idea. I looked that cleats and immediately saw that they were not the same. Things may not be exactly the way I want them, but I am close, very close.

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