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Old 02-14-07, 06:04 AM   #1
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Will these work with Look cleats?

I've got three sets of Look pedals kicking around from bikes I've parted out etc, and I decided to try clipless. One set is a rather nice Campag pair, and I'd like to put them on the road bike I use for long fast rides. I don't want to drop a lot of money on shoes at first, in case I don't like it, so I was please to pick up a brand new pair of ex display Specialized shoes recently for around $10. However, when they arrived, they were both right shoes, and the seller is being an arse about refunding (he'll only do it if I return the shoes, which will mean I've spent more in shipping than I paid for the damn shoes).

So, I've got Look pedals, Look cleats that I bought, but no shoes. I'm hunting eBay for some cheapies, and
I saw these. They come with SPD cleats and pedals, but having all these Look pedals, I'd rather switch the cleats out, if I can. Can it be done?

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Old 02-14-07, 06:58 AM   #2
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It, eh, appears, that LOOK cleats will work fine with those. MTB specific shoes should be the only type that will give you trouble.
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Old 02-14-07, 07:14 AM   #3
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It looks like they've got three holes in a triangle formation, that's the standard LOOK mounting method. At the very worst, you'll get to try clipless with shimano's instead.
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just make sure the shoes have the triangle pattern
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obviously it's been said, but yeah those'll work. just a thought, if it matters, i had a pair of shoes similar to that and i hope you plan on using them in warm weather, because they are thiiiiiiiiiiin and my feet chilled really easily.
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Cheers my little droogies. And yes, I'll most likely be using them in warm weather. I can't bring myself to do long training rides when it's freezing.
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