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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 08-20-08, 01:36 PM   #1
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Pedal issues...

I ride with cages and straps, and I usually do okay getting my feet in, but still quite often, usually if i'm in front at a traffic light, the light turns green, i'm hurrying to get my foot in, lot of times I'll miss the cage and end up riding through the light unstrapped, on the other side of the pedal.

Are there any techniques, or maybe a certain pedal you guys suggest?

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Old 08-20-08, 01:47 PM   #2
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I am a fan of MKS GR-9s. They have a flat platform and easily accept clips and straps.

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I am a fan of MKS GR-9s. They have a flat platform and easily accept clips and straps.
Just ordered a set in black. I am putting my old PowerGrips from my MTB on them when they get here.

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Old 08-20-08, 02:00 PM   #4
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First learn to trackstand

And do your pedals have a tab on the underside to kick it around? My old pedals didn't and it made flipping the pedal over kinda annoying so I did the ziptie trick that I came across somewhere on the internets:



Made kicking in way easier
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