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Old 07-10-15, 06:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Black wallnut View Post
It was not the first I had read of placing the foot farther forward. ON my shoes I have my cleats mounted so that the ball of my foot is in front of the pedal spindle. I have done this by trial and error adjustment until I could ride without foot pain, although I'm just slightly behind the ball of foot.
As it happens, I too push the cleats as far back as possible, which moves the foot forward a half-inch or so. This is to counter my tendency to ride too much on my toes, which puts a big load on the calves instead of the quads. So strictly speaking, the ball of my foot is a little forward of the spindle. There's not much in it, though.
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