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    info on pedal straps?

    anyone know anything about pedal straps that they could teach me such as which are good ones and where to get some? are double worth the price?

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    i know doubles should definitely not cost as much as they do. I got 2 sets of christophe lapize leather straps for 10 bucks and taped them together to make my own doubles. I like clipless better though
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    This is a good question - why are toshi, errebi, and mks double straps like $75-$100?

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    because people are willing to spend that much. i also have the ghetto double straps and they work just fine.

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    clipless is definatly much better but doesnt look as cool =/

    i got some mks straps off of bensbikes or whatever on ebay for like 10 bucks. they're very hard to get through the bottom of mks sylvans, i dont know if its like that with all pedals

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    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=

    How about this, myself and a whole lot of my friends use them and I like them quite a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tehz
    clipless is definatly much better but doesnt look as cool =/

    i got some mks straps off of bensbikes or whatever on ebay for like 10 bucks. they're very hard to get through the bottom of mks sylvans, i dont know if its like that with all pedals
    If you want performance, clipless is definitely the only way to go. Having clips/straps just doesn't hold your foot as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmwun54
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    How about this, myself and a whole lot of my friends use them and I like them quite a bit.
    I'm planning on getting a pair of these powergrips for winter commuting. Then I can wear boots and be pulling on the upstroke. Nice.
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    as i've said before and will say again, powergrips are the jam.

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    im not a fan of leather straps... ive had the christope/zefal/mks leather ones and they wear out quick... the leather cracks at the bends, they lose the toe-box shape and get all flaccid and floppy

    i like simple heavy cotton ones

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    how does one lace straps, anyway. i have found ways that work, but sometimes it seems awkward. is there a right way? i can't figure it out.

    maybe i'm stupid.

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    I have a pair of laminated EAI straps that have lasted longer than the set of MKS that I had before them.

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