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Modern Maker of High End Vintage Style Toe Clips

Old 09-28-17, 12:28 PM
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Modern Maker of High End Vintage Style Toe Clips

Hi All

Are there any modern makers of high end vintage style toe clips. I have seen some fabulous designs from back in the day including the bent wire variants. Is anyone making something elegant like this today?

Thanks

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Old 09-28-17, 12:29 PM
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King Cage makes wire toe clips as well.
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Interesting. I like the King Cage option but are their any other niche makers like this?
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Not niche but Christophe clips are still made. That design goes back to the 1920s.
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If you need toe cage style cleats, the Yellow Jersey Bike Shop in Arlington, WI has them to fit new shoes with LOOK or SPD bolt patterns.
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Does anyone make toeclips for the Shimano 600 semi-platform pedals, my favorite all-time fix gear pedal?



The straps are more often black, grey or tan plastic; better for fix gear riding because the plastic takes far better to being stepped with full weight when you miss the pick-up.

(If anyone wants to know a means of making that pick-up far easier, PM. I've been adding a big tab and weights to those pedals for quick city pick-up for years. And that addition is completely worth its weight if you ride hills. (Huh?) If yo ever have to stop on a steep hill, it may well be the difference between a first try pick-up and straining with every fiber you've got (and will pay for the rest of that day) or walking.

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Also, anyone have leads on the Exustar slotted track cleat (the cheap version that make such nice old school road cleats for LOOK pattern shoes)?

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Originally Posted by Andiroo99 View Post
Interesting. I like the King Cage option but are their any other niche makers like this?
I like and prefer the appearance of the King Cage clips... but the MKS version are more adjustable from left to right, but they're more "chromed" looking. I have both, I like them both.
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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
Also, anyone have leads on the Exustar slotted track cleat (the cheap version that make such nice old school road cleats for LOOK pattern shoes)?

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See my post #6.
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See my post #6.
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I went there and saw a lot of cleats but not the Exustar ones. Didn't see them in their list either.

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Ben,
e*ay has listing for exustar e-c101 cleats at bike.connection.

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Originally Posted by Andiroo99 View Post
Interesting. I like the King Cage option but are their any other niche makers like this?
Bruce Gordon?



Stainless strapless Toe Clips ? Nothing is better than a bike that fits
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Here's the King Cage:





And the MKS:

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