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Old 03-27-11, 05:29 PM   #1
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bought my first clip-less pedals today and sidi shoes....

went for a 2 hour ride with my new bike and new shoes and clipless pedals.Thought the clipless pedals were gonna take some time but it was so easy and i had no issues.Iwent with speedplay chrome mollys.I went all out with the shoes buying 250.00 sidis that feel great.Bile shop did a great job adjusting my float too.Im set up right now and the power i had was unreal .
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Old 03-31-11, 01:39 PM   #2
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cool. i had speedplays as well for my first pair and unlike what most people say, i have never fallen on my bike. in fact (yes i know i'm probably jinxing it now), i haven't had a fall on my bike in about 30 years (since i was a kid).
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Old 03-31-11, 01:48 PM   #3
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where did you buy all your gear?
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Old 03-31-11, 03:09 PM   #4
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cool. i had speedplays as well for my first pair and unlike what most people say, i have never fallen on my bike. in fact (yes i know i'm probably jinxing it now), i haven't had a fall on my bike in about 30 years (since i was a kid).
i fell im bruised im sore im embarrassed.came out way to late before a stop light then leaned the wrong way and my clip did not release.it was totally my fault for 3 reasons not my speedplays and not my float.easily the most embarrassing moment of my life.live and learn
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Old 03-31-11, 03:23 PM   #6
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i fell im bruised im sore im embarrassed.came out way to late before a stop light then leaned the wrong way and my clip did not release.it was totally my fault for 3 reasons not my speedplays and not my float.easily the most embarrassing moment of my life.live and learn
I've got that beat. I was on a long, long motorcycle ride on my little Harley Sportster from Central Colorado to here in SoCal. I'd spent most of the day on Interstate 50 (which is a long, boring straight road through the Road Runner cartoon background that just goes forfreakinever) and I stopped in St. George, Utah for gas & dinner. I pulled up to a stoplight next to a VW Cabriolet convertible with 3 SUU coeds, and I'd been on the interstate so long, I'd forgotten to put my foot down!--I came to a stop and just toppled over. One of the girls got out of the car and offered to help, but the profound humiliation gave me the strength of 10 men and I promptly yanked up the fully loaded bike and rode away, my face burning with shame.

Excellent choice on your first shoes. Sidi's are pimp. (You didn't scuff them when you fell over, did you?)

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Old 03-31-11, 04:01 PM   #7
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Nice, i recently put some Shimano 105 pedals on mine, practiced in the garage for a bit then proceeded outside and fell off straight away. Luckily nobody was around to see. Been good since then.
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I love my speedplays, great pedals. +1 on the shoes...
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Old 04-03-11, 09:35 AM   #9
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I've got that beat. I was on a long, long motorcycle ride on my little Harley Sportster from Central Colorado to here in SoCal. I'd spent most of the day on Interstate 50 (which is a long, boring straight road through the Road Runner cartoon background that just goes forfreakinever) and I stopped in St. George, Utah for gas & dinner. I pulled up to a stoplight next to a VW Cabriolet convertible with 3 SUU coeds, and I'd been on the interstate so long, I'd forgotten to put my foot down!--I came to a stop and just toppled over. One of the girls got out of the car and offered to help, but the profound humiliation gave me the strength of 10 men and I promptly yanked up the fully loaded bike and rode away, my face burning with shame.

Excellent choice on your first shoes. Sidi's are pimp. (You didn't scuff them when you fell over, did you?)

those shoes look a lot more than 250.00 wow those are nice
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Old 04-05-11, 07:11 PM   #10
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I had the same thing happen yesterday at I busy intersection... Nothing like dozens of cars stopped and many LOL's I am sure.
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Old 04-05-11, 11:33 PM   #11
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i still have the road rash from tipping over too
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