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    Northwave and Time Atac Cleats - trouble clipping in

    Hi Everyone
    I'm using Northwave Lizzard SBS shoes married with Time Atac cleats... having a really difficult time clipping in.
    Does anyone else have this issue?
    Is the solution to add shims between the shoe and the cleat to move it farther out of the shoe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by xfimpg View Post
    Hi Everyone
    I'm using Northwave Lizzard SBS shoes married with Time Atac cleats... having a really difficult time clipping in.
    Does anyone else have this issue?
    Is the solution to add shims between the shoe and the cleat to move it farther out of the shoe?
    You could add shims but probably all you need to do is trim some of the shoe rubber away from the cleat pocket (from around the cleat) Some use a dremel tool and just lightly grind enough to allow the cleat full access to the pedal with no interference
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hot Rod Lincoln View Post
    You could add shims but probably all you need to do is trim some of the shoe rubber away from the cleat pocket (from around the cleat) Some use a dremel tool and just lightly grind enough to allow the cleat full access to the pedal with no interference
    Very good idea, thanks!
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    So I tried the dremel tool approach... still hard to clip in.
    Removed enough rubber around the cleat area without removing too much.
    Starting to wonder if my Atac's may need some lube...
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    Make certain that the pedal axle does not interfere with the shoe tread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kenhill3 View Post
    Make certain that the pedal axle does not interfere with the shoe tread.
    +1 yes checked that, does not interfere.
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    atac's are'nt as easy to clip in as spd's.
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    Lube did the job... d'oh!
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