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Old 10-27-17, 06:26 AM
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A bit confused with Speedplay shoe compatibility

So, long story short my knees are rough and after some research decided to go with speedplay frogs as my first clipless pedal.

With that said i was under the impression it required a 2 bolt style shoe, but after reading some FAQ info on their page it looks like certain three bolt road shoes also work ? But in its shoe fit guide it doesnt mention the frogs in any of the headers on the fitment chart so i have no idea what fitment chart relates to the frog pedal cleats. Can anyone offer some guidance here?
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Old 10-27-17, 06:41 AM
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I'd call them. (800.468.6694)..... FWIW, I've used Speedplay for a decade or more. The Frogs are amazingly easy to use.
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Old 10-27-17, 08:06 AM
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I love my Frogs. They work on two-bolt shoes just fine. I have never tried them with a three-hole shoe, though.
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Old 10-27-17, 08:39 AM
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Speedplay Frog cleats are indeed 2 bolt. Some road shoes, often the entry level models are able to accommodate 2 bolt cleats
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Old 10-27-17, 09:23 AM
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Tried their website? SPEEDPLAY : HIGH PERFORMANCE PEDALS .... Speedplay High Performance Bicycle Pedals

I would not walk far on a protruding frog cleat on a road shoe, SPuD pocket, MTB shoe would be better..






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Old 10-27-17, 09:47 AM
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Some road shoes have 5 holes; 3 for Look/105/etc. and 2 for Frog, SPD, etc.
MTB/touring shoes will only have 2 holes and are easier to walk in.
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