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Old 05-06-16, 03:56 PM
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Shoe patch

Well I'm the guy who took this week for vacation.My rides have been cancelled due to rain.On the right hand side of the country we have April weather in May.Rain.
I have Pearl Izumi shoes.I have a slight problem,my right heel strikes the front crank sometimes.Over the years this adds up.I now wore the leather away from the strike point.So a patch is needed.No duct tape and I'm not cutting an old tube up into a patch.Ok now it's your turn.
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Old 05-06-16, 04:02 PM
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Treat yourself to some new shoes.
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Old 05-06-16, 04:03 PM
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First, fix your shoe.... then fix the problem of striking the crank with a spacer.
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Old 05-06-16, 04:58 PM
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Can you elaborate on how to fix with a spacer?Thank You!
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Old 05-06-16, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Shamrock View Post
Can you elaborate on how to fix with a spacer?Thank You!

I would talk to your LBS and inquire about spacers to move the pedals out a little. It's an easy thing to do. If you can change a pedal, you can do this modification too.
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Old 05-06-16, 06:24 PM
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I would talk to your LBS and inquire about spacers to move the pedals out a little. It's an easy thing to do. If you can change a pedal, you can do this modification too.
Got it thanks
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Old 05-06-16, 10:37 PM
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Why does rain cancel a ride? Is your rain something other than water back there?

On your shoe problem, perhaps you can move the cleat laterally so that your foot is spaced a bit further from the crank.
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Old 05-07-16, 05:01 AM
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If the shoes are in good shape i would take it to a good shoe repair and get it fixed. Why the heck not, also as mentioned get the cause of the problem looked at.
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Old 05-07-16, 05:36 AM
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Shoe Goo
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Old 05-07-16, 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by B. Carfree View Post
Why does rain cancel a ride? Is your rain something other than water back there?

On your shoe problem, perhaps you can move the cleat laterally so that your foot is spaced a bit further from the crank.
+1
Get some cheap light rain gear and ride. Some of my best rides have been in the rain.
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Old 05-07-16, 07:21 AM
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Shoe Goo
The winner is Shoe Goo,thanks
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Have you looked at the cleat on the right shoe? Maybe it just needs to be turned a little bit.
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Old 05-07-16, 01:35 PM
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If your cleat is right, you might look at these.
Kneesavers | Randy Ice | bicycle pedal extenders | mountain bikes | custom bike pedals | Pedal Adapters
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Originally Posted by Shamrock View Post
Can you elaborate on how to fix with a spacer?Thank You!
Something like this:



https://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Pedal-...pedal+extender
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Originally Posted by mtn.cyclist View Post
Treat yourself to some new shoes.
+1
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That's so cool. Thanks for sharing. I've forwarded the link to my brother who I think might be interested.
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