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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
For Cino, I outfitted my bike with a 2 x 6 drivetrain with downtube friction shifters. A few times I struggled to find the right gear (and had too short of a chain to achieve big-big) but overall it was fine. For pedals, I went with new V-O flat pedals with no clips or straps. I have several bikes, some old, some new, with flat pedals and donít have a problem with slippage. I rode clips and straps for many years and never found them comfortable. Iím on SPDs for the non-vintage rides.
Flat pedals are great. I find that using bmx style shoes that have a little sticker sole helps when using flat pedals.
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