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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-20-05, 12:58 PM   #1
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Zefal Christophe Leather Toe Straps....

https://secure13.nexternal.com/share...&Keyword=track
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Old 05-20-05, 03:42 PM   #2
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i got a set for 10$ from the LBS and they don't last that well... they tend to get stiff while the part that wraps around the pedals gets noodley... so they don't retain a nice basket shape in which you can place your feet
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I love 'em. Used to run nylon which sucked, now I run leather Christophes and they're great. No complaints.
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I order new straps thinking they all were leather.
got the nylon. If anyone wants them, pm me.
nothing like the leather.
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Old 05-20-05, 05:41 PM   #5
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I scored pink leather straps from the LBS for $2.
And that was before I worked there.
Yeah I'm still gloating about that one.
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Old 05-20-05, 07:56 PM   #6
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I bought the Christophe straps from Nashbar a while ago.
For those of you with big feet, make sure they fit- the ones I bought don't come close to surrounding my size 13 bricks/ahem I mean feet/
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Zefal Christophe Leather Toe Straps....

https://secure13.nexternal.com/share...&Keyword=track
those cheap leather straps stretch like wet noodle.
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I bought some, I wouldn't trust them on the fix. They seem thin. I actually trust the 20 year leather straps that came off an old bike before the new ones. I put the new ones on the road bike.
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I like the leather/nylon laminated variety. They seem like the best thing possible, for straps anyway.
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these are the old stand by! They are like the old flat trains in NYC when u see it you pay your respects. (U have to be a Graff Head)... They are good to go even when worn.

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Tony sells white EAI leather toe straps for $8.



http://irocycle.com/fixedgearandsing...inc/id121.html
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