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SPD-Sl Pedals

Old 06-21-08, 10:31 AM
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SPD-Sl Pedals

Just got a free pair of used SPD-SL pedals. In stalled eight pedal to test with look cleat. Seemed to clip in just fine, but releases only when I twist foot toward cranks. This is weird isn't it? I have 3 bikes and one set of clipless pedals so I was very happy to have this pair for my fixed gear.
Anyone else use these and experience the same thing? Is it something one gets used to? Seems a bit weird to me.
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Old 06-21-08, 11:12 AM
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I haven't had that problem. Maybe the tension is set too high. There is a release tension setting on the back of the peddle.
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I don't know if it makes a difference, but are the cleats right and left foot specific?
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Originally Posted by bklein View Post
In stalled eight pedal to test with look cleat.
I'm still trying to decipher this sentence, but it sounds like you are trying to use SPD-SL pedals with Look cleats. Is that the case? Because I'm sure that would cause problems.
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Originally Posted by Yoshi View Post
I'm still trying to decipher this sentence, but it sounds like you are trying to use SPD-SL pedals with Look cleats. Is that the case? Because I'm sure that would cause problems.
I agree, at least the one time I tried to use my bike shoes with look cleats on SPD pedals. Sounds like a good way to get hurt.
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