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Regular Toe Clips, or these?

Old 12-26-07, 04:34 PM
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Regular Toe Clips, or these?

Anybody have any experience with these?

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...egory_ID=10046
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Old 12-26-07, 04:59 PM
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Those are a neat idea, but I would question the durability. Do you already have clipless pedals?

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Old 12-26-07, 05:23 PM
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Look like they are for using when using a trainer.
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Originally Posted by sandiegowill View Post
Anybody have any experience with these?

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...egory_ID=10046
Seems like a good idea if you have a bike with LOOK pedals that you might want to ride with street shoes. That product's been on the market for a long time.
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Old 12-26-07, 05:37 PM
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I already have Look pedals. My other option is just to get regular flat pedals with toe clips and save my Looks for the long rides or when I get a new bike.
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Old 12-26-07, 07:26 PM
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That would certainly be more hassle free than having to change the pedals when you want to go for a long ride.
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Old 12-26-07, 09:11 PM
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One of the main complaints I have read about is the change in stack height. It can throw off your fit a tad.
I do not know if that is a valid complaint or not. Just regurgitating what I have read.

Personally, I commute with looks in summer occasionally but my favorite would be a spd pedal. You can get them fairly cheap.
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Clips tend to confine a bit. I use regular pedals and powergrip straps for commuting.
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Originally Posted by sandiegowill View Post
Anybody have any experience with these?

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...egory_ID=10046
Yes. And that experience is why I went to dual-sided clipless spds.
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I have a very distinct dislike of "rat traps". For me it takes a fraction of a second longer to pull my foot out before I stop. In a panic stop I don't trust them. My solution; 2 sided pedals. I currently have Forte Campus pedals on my Motobecane.
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Here is another option to think about. Two pairs of MKS quick release pedals one platform and one cliples.

MKS platform:
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=523
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=831

MKS clipless:
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=799

Maybe even add this neat urban toe clip by bruce gorden
https://www.bgcycles.com/

Titanium Strapless Clips:


Mini Strapless toe clips made of Tubular Titanium.
That special touch to dress up your
"Cool City Bike", and make it classier than everyone else's.

Available in Small, Medium and Large sizes

Price $74 per pair


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Originally Posted by derail3 View Post
Here is another option to think about. Two pairs of MKS quick release pedals one platform and one cliples.

MKS platform:
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=523
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=831

MKS clipless:
https://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...&idproduct=799

Maybe even add this neat urban toe clip by bruce gorden
https://www.bgcycles.com/

Titanium Strapless Clips:


Mini Strapless toe clips made of Tubular Titanium.
That special touch to dress up your
"Cool City Bike", and make it classier than everyone else's.

Available in Small, Medium and Large sizes

Price $74 per pair


Velo Orange has a similar semi-clip like that. A nice compromise. On the site they give some reasons why someone might chose that route.
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