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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 05-19-08, 03:07 PM   #1
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Skidz with Eggbeaters & Sidi Dominator 5 shoes?

Will my shoes break? The sole doesn't look that sturdy, so I'm worried it might snap if I pull up too hard for a skid.
Any personal experiences?
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Old 05-19-08, 03:10 PM   #2
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you'll be fine. people have been doing so for ages with no complaints. do a search for egg beaters vs. atacs and you'll see what people do with fixed+clipless.
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Old 05-19-08, 03:12 PM   #3
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I ride this exact setup and it's fine. I don't balls-to-the-stem skid anymore since you get enough power in clipless to seatskid effortlessly. Tho I'm going back to clipsnstraps for now...
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I've only ridden about 5 miles so far, and I don't think I'll be going back to clips anytime soon...it's such a hassle flipping the pedal and reaching down all the time.

Thanks Economic Stimulus Check for my new bike gear!
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I use that same combo. Once I did a 2-block skid on a hilly rainy road; true story.
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