They see me rollin'
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Bikes: 2005 Cannondale T2000
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You also should learn how to start and stop correctly since your proper seat height won't allow your feet to touch the ground.
To start, straddle your bike with your non-dominant foot on the pedal which is at the 10 o'clock position. Your other foot is firmly on the ground. You are not sitting in your saddle. Next, stand up on your pedal which will push you forward, maintain your balance, and allow you to sit in your saddle.
To stop, do the opposite. Slow down and right before you come to a dead stop, stand up on your non-dominant foot with the pedal in the 6 o'clock position, move forward off the saddle, and stand on the ground with your other foot.
It took me a couple days of practicing with my clipless shoes to get it right. Good luck!