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Old 08-18-08, 04:29 PM
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Look Keo Sprint

Anyone here use these? Are they hard to clip in and out? Just looking at what kind of pedals i want to get.

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Old 08-18-08, 04:33 PM
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3 sets. Love them.
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Old 08-18-08, 04:33 PM
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lots of users, good pedals, takes a little practice to clip in but after a couple rides becomes pretty automatic. many prefer shimano's, but many prefer look's (including myself).
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Old 08-18-08, 04:38 PM
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Nice pedals that aren't the easiest to clip into but you get use to them. There's quite a few threads on these pedals if you search. Should pretty much tell you everything you need to know about them.
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love my Keo Sprints. I found them easy to use from day 1.
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very easy to use, but clip only on one side, if its important that they can clip from both.
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Old 08-18-08, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Varns269 View Post
Anyone here use these? Are they hard to clip in and out? Just looking at what kind of pedals i want to get.

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Keos are great pedals, and can be had for cheap from PBK.
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Old 08-18-08, 07:04 PM
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i saw a ton of these pedals on ebay for 99 new in box. the ones i was looking at were from 07. i upgraded to the carbons for a few extra bucks
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Old 08-18-08, 07:17 PM
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Classics are a better deal if you're not actually doing heavy sprinting - 10 g heavier per pedal, a tiny bit less spring tension (but seriously..) and $99.99 MSRP as opposed to $149.99.
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What shoes do you guys wear with these?
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Classics: $99 at my LBS
Sprints: $87 on ProBikeKit, free shipping.
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Love mine.
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love them
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Originally Posted by BengeBoy View Post
Classics: $99 at my LBS
Sprints: $87 on ProBikeKit, free shipping.
Keo Classic: $54 on Probikekit. https://probikekit.com/display.php?code=A8059
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It takes 12 to release from a classic while it takes 15 for a sprint, thats max of course.

I use classics on the road and sprints on the track
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Originally Posted by Varns269 View Post
What shoes do you guys wear with these?
Obviously any shoes you like will be ok but i've got Shimano R220s. Very nice shoe
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Old 08-19-08, 08:36 AM
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I have the Keo Sprints and love them. I've only been riding about a year. They're easy to get in and out of. I use Sidi Genius 5.5 Carbon shoes, love them too.
 
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I've had both Keo Sprints and Carbons. Love 'em.
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Love them on the bike. Very hard to walk with the cleats off the bike.
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I have these and they are my first clipless pedal. Fell a few times on day 1 & 2 practicing in the driveway and then got the hang of it. So although I have no other pedal to compare to...as a total newbie I was able to become comfortable after 2 days. They musn't be too tough to get in/out of...
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I came to them from SPDs and just couldn't get used to them, just couldn't clip in. Every stop had me fumbling and the last straw was blowing the first mile of a time trial trying to engage.

I cycled about 200 miles with them and switched to Speedplay Zeros. So one pair of Keo Sprints are going on Ebay.

i guess you either love em or hate em.
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Old 08-19-08, 11:26 AM
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I love mine. They are however the only pedals i have ever used so i may be a bit biased.
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Old 08-19-08, 11:52 AM
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I'm new to them having used about 3 times. I like them, just practice. For me, getting into is harder than getting out of. Still getting the feel of them. As you can see, they are popular, good choice. I got mine from PBK for $92 and free shipping.
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Old 08-19-08, 12:04 PM
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If you're a strong out of the saddle sprinter get the sprints. If you're not get the classics or carbons.
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I went from Eggbeaters to the Keo Sprints after building up my new bike. I'm very happy with the pedals so far. They do take some getting used to but they do have an extremely nice entry and exit feel.
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