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Old 12-12-09, 07:37 PM   #1
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Who Makes Quad Gate Clips?

I'm looking for some quad gate clips to go with a set of Wabi double straps. I wanted to get the All-City nylon ones, but they're sold out everywhere. I'd prefer nylon/plastic, but if there are any good cheap metal ones I'd consider them too. What's out there?
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Old 12-12-09, 08:10 PM   #2
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I'm looking for some quad gate clips to go with a set of Wabi double straps. I wanted to get the All-City nylon ones, but they're sold out everywhere. I'd prefer nylon/plastic, but if there are any good cheap metal ones I'd consider them too. What's out there?
All-City Crayton
Soma Oppy XX

both are sorta cheap and come in a bunch of colors
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They look like they're made by the same manufacturer and just rebranded. I know Soma stuff can be hit and miss.
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star****ers makes nylon ones, but they are 'spensive
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Why do you prefer plastic?
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somas cost ~20-25
all-city's got some plastic/nylon ones http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...s.php?id=29261
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Why do you prefer plastic?
probably because they don't make a scraping noise when they hit the ground, don't really snap and because they're inexpensive
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Old 12-13-09, 01:32 PM   #8
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probably because they don't make a scraping noise when they hit the ground, don't really snap and because they're inexpensive
Yep. I wanted to switch to double straps because they look a lot more comfortable, and I don't mind the plastic clips I have now, so I figured I'd just jump up to plastic 4 gate ones.
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I ride the Soma ones on my bikes with clips/straps, and I like them a lot. Plus they're easy to find at local bike shops.
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you dont need double or quad clips or whatever for double straps. i use plain mks steel clips with my mks fit doubles
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you dont need double or quad clips or whatever for double straps. i use plain mks steel clips with my mks fit doubles
It seems like quad clips are nice for people upgrading from single straps to doubles. If you had doubles already, maybe some regular steel toe clips would work fine.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/F-U-B-A-R-Chrome...item5884e22bd7

Same as all-city/soma. The quad gate clips hold your foot nice and snug but can dig into the top of your foot depending on what shoes you wear. An alternative could be the same clips but double single gates. I've never had any clips break on me (forget scrapping on the ground, you should be in them!) but they seem a bit sturdier/stronger than mks.
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