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Speedplay Zero unclip when I stand

Old 04-24-20, 12:58 PM
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Ive been riding them for 10 years and have never experienced unintended release. It sounds like the cleat is worn out and requires replacement, given that the spring can be opened with little force. Id say 4 years on a set of cleats is pretty good!
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Originally Posted by RiceAWay View Post
I stopped using them when I was spinning out down a fast descent and my foot popped out and into the front spokes. This happened to a lot of people and that is why they have not become the big hit they were when first introduced.
Yeah, right. If one is actually clipped in and can pedal, it's way beyond understandable that spinning fast could unclip one. If one were to lose control on a steep descent while riding fixed, maybe, though I've never seen or heard of it. The only times I've ever unclipped was during hill sprints, pulling up for all I was worth. Not a problem other than losing the sprint. I could tighten my adjustment screws, but I like being able to rip my foot out if I have to.

I ride with a lot of Speedplay addicts who'll never ride anything else. Never a problem other than that they get dirt in the cleats more easily than say SPDs, so walking around in a muddy parking lot without cleat covers will make it hard to clip in. I prefer to ride SPDs with limited float. Seems easier on my knees plus I don't need cleat covers.
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