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Old 04-30-08, 01:04 PM   #1
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Best pedals for big feet

I'm size 13-14 and using spd type pedals that came with my bike. Basically, I can't keep my feet on the pedals.
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Old 04-30-08, 01:12 PM   #2
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Huh? You're clipping in right? Are you disengaging the cleat too easily? Tighten down the spring on the pedal so you can't clip out as easily (if I'm understanding this right).

If they're just not wide enough, the new(er) shimano line up of road pedals have a wider platform.
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Old 04-30-08, 01:14 PM   #3
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I've always (since 1990) used Looks so I can't give comparisons but my sz 12 EE get along well with them.

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Old 04-30-08, 02:30 PM   #4
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+1 for Looks. they are not light but they do have a large platform.
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Old 04-30-08, 02:42 PM   #5
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I have size 14 feet as well and had the same problem with SPD style pedals. I ended up switch out shoes to a carbon sole and bought Ultegra pedals (see below)

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...slisearch=true
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12EE and no problem with SPD's or Speedplay for the matter.
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Size 13 here using Eggbeaters on the mountain bike and Look knockoffs on the road bike. No problems.

Are you having a problem while clipped in? Or are you riding the plastic inserts that come on the flipside of the pedals? Are you pedals similar to the following picture?

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Size 12 and having no troubles with my Time RSX
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Just mount spindles on these bad boys and you're golden.
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look.
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you know what they say about people with big feet.... Look Keo's
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105 SPD-SL $55 off PBK.

Shimano pedals > Look by about 30 billion miles

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Old 04-30-08, 05:46 PM   #13
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I have 14s (48 in bike talk). I use SpeedPlay Frogs. I also like to be able to walk on my big feet.

No unclipping problems. I use Specialized shoes, so not hot spots either.
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Old 04-30-08, 10:56 PM   #14
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alright, I think im gonna go for some used ones. maybe not we'll see
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I have Sidi 50's (U.S. size 15) and Shimano Ultegra road pedals. No problems.
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I wear Sidi 50 & 49 (US size 15). I have used Looks, and now have all Shimano pedals: PD6600, 6602, & 7800. I have no problems. Not clear what you mean by "I can't keep my feet on the pedals."
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