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Old 09-16-09, 10:15 PM   #1
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Good SPD pedal and shoe setup

Hey guys. I am planning on getting some pedals and shoes. I am trying to do this for about a buck fifty, and have a few things Im looking for:

A stiff shoe, but with MTB cleats so I can walk around in them after I get off work and not have to bring spare shoes to peoples houses.

Preferably, a SPD type cleat design that has an easy in/out.

Pedals that have some sort of dual sided setup, but can be ridden on the road just fine.. hopefully not MTB specific.

What do you guys recommend for me?!

Thanks!
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Old 09-16-09, 10:23 PM   #2
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i like my shimano MO76 shoes, stiff enough for me and very walkable. as for pedals you can't really go wrong with shimano m520 pedals or time atac aliums.
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Old 09-16-09, 11:19 PM   #3
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i'm also using my shimano mo-76, paired with some eggbeaters. i like them a lot, comfortable, stiff, breath okay, and the pedals are great.
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i use shimano m520 mtb pedals and whatever the cheapest mtb shoe my lbs had.
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Shimano 520 also and Specialized Taho shoes I got for half off since they were the 08 or 07 model I can't tell but I paid under $80 including pedals.
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I really liked my M520s. Super reliable and they had excellent cornering clearance. Only issue I had with them was when tightening up my release tension the return on my float became too stiff and started giving me knee troubles. I now ride Time ATAC.

For shoes, Sidi Bullet 2s are awesome.
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Anybody have info on these shoes?

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...x?ModelID=7610

They look like they'd be decent walking around shoes.
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