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    Hip-star jhaber's Avatar
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    Relatively inexpensive 'single' straps?

    Doubles are a hefty price and doubling singles makes more sense to me. That said what are some places with good prices on quality single leather straps? (preferable that ship to or are even located near Toronto)

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    Why not try a local bike shop? I grabbed a pair of Christophe leather straps for $8 from mine. Pretty sue that every bike shop wil carry these.

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    My town's lbs arn't great. One store had no leather straps, another had one pair of soma's for $20 bucks.

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    I have the Christophe leather single straps on one bike and the synthetic on another.
    I prefer the leathers. They seem to hold their form better and are easier to get in to.
    I got mine at the LBS, but if you do a search I'm sure there are plenty of places out there to order
    online from...

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    I bought some campy nylon straps yesterday for 12 bones.
    http://velospace.org/node/3511

    Hells yeah that's a quick release on there. In case I need to release it quick!

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    Cycles Marinoni sells amazing leather straps for $20. They are a Canadian company, so most LBS should be able to get them in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hudsong View Post
    +1 Ben's has them too

    http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=1477

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    Any feedback on MKS alpha spirit?
    http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...a1cc2f07b56672

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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzymuz View Post
    I actually have some coming in the mail to replace my ALEs which broke due to my old pedals being massively wide (pedal strike went all the way through the pedal, and the clip metal and threw me off my bike. I got gr-9s and have never looked back)

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    Needs to Ride More hxzero's Avatar
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    +1 on the ALE's. They hold up really well and look good too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hxzero View Post
    +1 on the ALE's. They hold up really well and look good too.
    I have yet to be convinced on the ALE's. I just got a pair last week from Ben's and they are slipping a little when I pull up really hard to skip and stuff, but I adjusted where the buckle is tonight so hopefully that helps. And the yellow is already coming off in some spots. But they can still win me over, for $15 or whatever it was worth a try.
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    I just usually get the cheapest ones I can find at a LBS, I ordered some in a color from Bens for like 14 dollars maybe, but that was just cause I needed clips and straps and happened to be putting an order in. They seem nice, but I cant tell much difference in feeling between them and the cheap ones.
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