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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 12-28-07, 05:48 PM   #1
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favorite pedal setup?

im looking to get new pedals ,clips and some double straps

what do you suggest?
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Old 12-28-07, 05:51 PM   #2
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70's campagnolo track pedals with steel clips and binda straps

or

time atacs.

cant go wrong with the mks mks mks triple play...
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Old 12-28-07, 05:53 PM   #3
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what do you suggest?
the search function?
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Old 12-28-07, 06:04 PM   #4
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the search function?
all around dick is more like it
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does anyone actually answer people's questions around here anymore?
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Old 12-28-07, 06:10 PM   #6
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a round dick is more like it
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Old 12-28-07, 06:13 PM   #7
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i love the setup i have

custom nuevos
mks clips sz S
kashimax sprint straps
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Old 12-28-07, 06:15 PM   #8
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something off a stock road bike. i have a set of allez pedals on my bike now. half plastic and half metal, plastic clips and nylon straps. lighter than the mks tracks, alloy clips, and leather straps, plus i don't feel bad if i clip the edges when turning to hard.

they can usually be had for free or very little money at your LBS, mine are off my own allez but i have a couple other pairs of brand new ones laying around i got from guys who installed clipless pedals when they bought their bikes.
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Old 12-28-07, 06:16 PM   #9
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cant go wrong with the mks mks mks triple play...

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Old 12-28-07, 06:21 PM   #10
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mks gr-9s, with mks clips and campy nylon straps.


seriously the best nylon straps ever. if you're into it.


oh, i'm getting the new soma doubles sometime soon, too. so that might be my new fave.
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i run mks tracks , plastic double clips (way more comfortable and supportive than metal clips IMO) then 2 straps with a piece of innertube as a double strap holder, and love that set up a lot
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Old 12-28-07, 06:58 PM   #13
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no

wait, nuts, that doesn't make sense
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Old 12-28-07, 07:01 PM   #14
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wait, nuts, that doesn't make sense
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I'm switching from Sylvans, Fit-A-Straps, and MKS cages to the cheap Eggbeaters.

Cheapest Eggbeaters + Nashbar shoes = $62
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mks gr-9s, with mks clips and campy nylon straps.


seriously the best nylon straps ever. if you're into it.


oh, i'm getting the new soma doubles sometime soon, too. so that might be my new fave.
+3.7
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whatever pedal + whatever clip (provided it is the right size) + whatever single strap
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MKS Touring Lites, decent steel/alu clips, and decent straps.


I've said it before and I'll say it again, for most people double straps are totally unnecessary.
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Old 12-29-07, 11:34 AM   #19
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MKS Touring Lites, decent steel/alu clips, and decent straps.


I've said it before and I'll say it again, for most people double straps are totally unnecessary.
Aaaaaaaaand I still want that crankset.

I still run the cheapest ****tiest Wellgo SPD knockoffs that are currently made and have absolutely no problems with them. The last pair I bought was 6 bucks brand new.
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go clipless, get eggbeaters, you will be a better human being (and a faster rider)
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Old 12-29-07, 11:40 AM   #21
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go clipless, get eggbeaters, you will be a better human being (and a faster rider)
(and lose the ability to ride in normal human shoes)
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Old 12-29-07, 11:46 AM   #22
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(and lose the ability to ride in normal human shoes)
Pick up a pair of touring shoes. They look normal enough and you can still walk around in them. You probably already know that though, so I'll just shut up now.
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Old 12-29-07, 11:56 AM   #23
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touring shoes look like bobo mall Vans

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mks gr9s
mks alum clips (m)
alpha leather strap.

perfect.
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MKS stream, alloy Clips, MKS single straps.
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